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Mike, are you able to get tt-data into multicharts and send orders from mc to tt?

 
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Is there a mode that does not auto-center? I really prefer a static DOM.

Yes, there are like three or four different center options actually, including no centering.

I also prefer a static DOM. The ladder is static but auto recenters every few seconds with my current setting, works good for me.

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Mike, are you able to get tt-data into multicharts and send orders from mc to tt?

Yes, MultiCharts includes/supports the certified TT-FIX adapter.

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Here is another X-Trader video. This shows market explorer, trade book, and also shows all the panel options for each module including the DOM.

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Mike, are you demoing the x_trader pro version? I use X_trader free and I only get 5 levels of bid/ask in the DOM..

 
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Mike, are you demoing the x_trader pro version? I use X_trader free and I only get 5 levels of bid/ask in the DOM..

Nope, am using free version. The depth is configurable up to 20 levels but I'm only getting 10 levels on CL it seems. Settings -> Properties -> Trading Tab -> General -> Market Depth.

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Big Mike View Post
Nope, am using free version. The depth is configurable up to 20 levels but I'm only getting 10 levels on CL it seems. Settings -> Properties -> Trading Tab -> General -> Market Depth.

Mike

LoL I am an idiot.. I have been using a DOM I made in excel to see 10 levels of depth on the ES.. I guess it pays to read the manual. Thanks.

 
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Big Mike View Post
Here is another X-Trader video. This shows market explorer, trade book, and also shows all the panel options for each module including the DOM.

Mike

Just to be clear there is no audio commentary?

Looks like really good DOM and order entry system.

Not sure if I missed it, but this has nothing like chart trader?
That is something I can't live without.

Thank you for doing this,

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Just to be clear there is no audio commentary?

Looks like really good DOM and order entry system.

Not sure if I missed it, but this has nothing like chart trader?
That is something I can't live without.

Thank you for doing this,

Andy

No audio, is simpler that way

I don't think it has a chart trader but I really don't know, I haven't opened a chart in it, I have MultiCharts for that and prefer to keep it that way.

Mike

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Need help?
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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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No audio, is simpler that way

I don't think it has a chart trader but I really don't know, I haven't opened a chart in it, I have MultiCharts for that and prefer to keep it that way.

Mike


So Mike, in essence you are saying that you will run 2 platforms in parallel, one for charting and the other for execution yes?

If so, would like to hear your thoughts on if you feel that would be a more solid way to trade rather than having only one platform doing all the biz.

I previously traded this way with by using ProRealtime (with stocks) and then executing my trades with my broker(s). Sometimes though I would encounter a problem with PRT that data would at times random times not display correctly, which when (what I call anomaly's) these happened, would kinda throw me mentally.

Anyhow, would love to see MultiCharts have a chart trader as well as a DOM in the versions to come which I believe DOM will be, but chart trader like NTs would be a super bonus. (imo)


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