New version of the trading application

Posted By Barbaris Friday, June 22, 2012
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 Posted Friday, June 22, 2012
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A new version of the trading application was introduces last week. Once again it happened.A stable version developed during long time was replaced by a new fancy version with a lot of bags mostly at the automated trading part.
Indicator definitions changed. Why? Now people need to update all the old reliable scripts.
Some strange effects appear impacting the trading. Examples:

Trading USDJPY pair. Calculating a new limit and applying it with Torder.Modify(Limit,Amount) script. Worked great with the old software version. Not performing. Why? Who knows.
May be because the limit was calculated as 82.425, while the pips on the USDJPY pair are only four numbers, like 82.43? So why wasn't it rounded automatically? Who knows.

Starting the old tested script with the ADX indicator. The indicator changed according to the new definitions. The application refuses starting and notify "Using the unknown Average Directional Movement index. Do you want the application to load it?"
What is it guys? Really. Where does it come from? Restarting the application and the same script runs without problems.

So the question is, when can we rely on ActFx again?
Barbaris
 Posted Friday, June 22, 2012
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One more nice. The Closed Positions are not seen on the Strategy window. The Open Positions are seen, The Closed Positions are not seen. No commentsCryingw00tExclamation Mark
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I agree ....... New version with many problems:

- Removed the export to excel operations in backtest strategies in closed environment (real time).
- Template Graphics not properly save the indicators PSAR - T3Tilson - the decimals are not shown.
- Error in editing the parameters of the indicators in the templates.
- Rewrite all strategies, already tested and ok.

How to release a new version with many bugs!!!!!

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Dear users,thanks for your feedbacks.


Barbaris (6/22/2012)
A new version of the trading application was introduces last week. Once again it happened.A stable version developed during long time was replaced by a new fancy version with a lot of bags mostly at the automated trading part.
Indicator definitions changed. Why? Now people need to update all the old reliable scripts.


The definitions of indicators have changed because ActForex added the possibility to setup additional parameters to the indicators: such as personal line parameters (color, width, type, visibility etc.), possibility to use radiobuttons, checkboxes, time and calendar in users’ and standard scripts.


Some strange effects appear impacting the trading. Examples:
Trading USDJPY pair. Calculating a new limit and applying it with Torder.Modify(Limit,Amount) script. Worked great with the old software version. Not performing. Why? Who knows.
May be because the limit was calculated as 82.425, while the pips on the USDJPY pair are only four numbers, like 82.43? So why wasn't it rounded automatically? Who knows.


Torder.Modify(Limit,Amount) works the same as in the previous version, so please check the value of Limit parameter. And if you still have any problems with it, please send us the script and detailed description of the occurring problem (it will help us to clarify its reason).



Starting the old tested script with the ADX indicator. The indicator changed according to the new definitions. The application refuses starting and notify "Using the unknown Average Directional Movement index. Do you want the application to load it?"
What is it guys? Really. Where does it come from? Restarting the application and the same script runs without problems.
So the question is, when can we rely on ActFx again?

Please provide the example (step-by-step scenario) of this error.


One more nice. The Closed Positions are not seen on the Strategy window. The Open Positions are seen, The Closed Positions are not seen. No comments


Displaying Closed Positions in ActFX scripts was restored as soon as we got the note about this problem. The fix should be applied to your previous update. Please notify us if you still have this problem.

- Removed the export to excel operations in backtest strategies in closed environment (real time).

The fix will be available on your system from 4.5.233.29 version of ActTrader.


- Template Graphics not properly save the indicators PSAR - T3Tilson - the decimals are not shown.

Please check your Operation System decimal separator setting (it should be set to “.”)
- Error in editing the parameters of the indicators in the templates.

Please provide the example (step-by-step scenario) of this error.

- Rewrite all strategies, already tested and ok.

As mentioned above, we have reorganized the structure of the indicators to provide additional indicators settings.



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Raposa
 Posted Monday, July 23, 2012
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Thanks for the clarification, but disagree with respect to setting the decimal-based operating

system, since these machines are not unique to Forex, and Brazil, the decimal places are defined by

a comma. If I change the operating system will have problems in eg Excel. Even the previous version,

everything worked perfectly. But for testing purposes only, changed the configuration of Windows

7 for comma ==> the problem continues .... except when you open the template, do not appear decimals

(PSAR 0.02 / 0.2; T3Tilson 0.7).

When will it be released version 4.5.233.29 to fix the export to Excel?

Regarding the issue of indicators, when you have more than one indicator in a strategy, running on

backup test, eg. this new version, you need to "apply" one by one the changes of the parameters in

each of the indicators and the window is closed every change. Eg. if we have the MACD and EMA, and

we want to change the MACD and EMA, we must open the window, change the MACD and apply. Open again, change the EMA and apply.


Thanks, Raposa
Monday, July 23, 2012 by Raposa
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Dear Raposa, the problem with decimals is resolved also in ActTrader version 4.5.233.29

This version or higher will be released with the nearest update. Unfortunately we cannot specify a concrete date.

As for temporary solution of this issue you may just change your localization to English:
control panel -> regional standards and languages -> tab "Format" -> field "Format"
select "English (US)"
this should avoid possible issue with Excel
(main idea to change not only decimal separator but and thousands separator too - it should be for example a space " ", but not a point ".")


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I wanted to say "thank you" to the ActForex team of programmers who put this whole program together. This new ActTrader / Voyager is a terrific piece of work. It uses, altogether, almost 28 megs of hard drive space on my computer. That's a lot of programming - a lot of hard work - a lot of logical thinking, since this kind of programming involves a lot of math.

In any programming there are bugs. When you get the thousands of lines of code that have gone into this program, there are going to be some bugs. But, the thing works extremely well. I think that these people should be commended for their great job, even if they are getting paid as a business.

Great work, ActForex. Keep it up in the future.

Thanks.

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It is a pity that so much work has produced a version with many bugs and unstable and so charged. Not to mention that we have to rewrite all strategies .... The worst that the correct versions take a century ...
Watch as this forum is empty, no one put anything .... this is a sign of discontent with the new version.
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You can use the old Strategy scripting. It still works just fine.

We have, in this new version, a combination of 2 different platforms. Scripting from both can be used together in a single Strategy or Indicator.

The advantage is that anyone who wants to take the time to use the new scripting, now has greater flexibility.

Sure there are bugs. Sure there is a small amount of flawed logic. But this will all be fixed with time. ActForex and ActTrader are better than ever.

Remember, change always produces insecurity in people until they get used to the changes. Work with the changes, and you will see that they are to your advantage.

Move to a country where you know nothing of the language. It is scary and strange. But live there for several months, and you learn the language and customs. Then you see how your fears were entirely unfounded.

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The discourse is beautiful, but what matters is the U.S. dollar in my pocket. The least one expects is able to test the strategies and analyze them statistically with an export to excel, which is no longer possible, after so many hours of work of this team. Let's wait for the fix, which I hope will be before I learn another platform.

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