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by pmxgs0
Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: New Feature Suggestions
Topic: Margin Call
Replies: 0
Views: 2193

Margin Call

Hello, Presently FT only closes positions if equity drops below zero, which is not exactly what happens in real trading conditions. In order to simulate real trading conditions it would be great if FTester closed open positions when the available margin drops below zero. Some brokers issue margin a ...
by pmxgs0
Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: FT API
Topic: Debugging strategies and indicators
Replies: 10
Views: 12869

Attach to process (sample sma strategy) question

Hi, I'm just starting to learn Delphi and I was trying to use the debugger in the strategy included in FT folder (SMA),through attach to process, but I'm always getting an error " Cannot get price.. (please see attached). Does anyone know what is the problem? thanks Oh, I see that it works :D! ...
by pmxgs0
Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: New Feature Suggestions
Topic: Default Pending Orders
Replies: 10
Views: 8961

Re: Preset Pending Orders

Hi, that is great news!! :) I can't wait for that improvement. Do you have any estimate on when it will be released? Will the scripts be built by writing code in Delphi, or will there be a "wizard" to define the orders? thanks Hello, thanks very much for your reply. I wasn't aware of that ...
by pmxgs0
Mon Nov 02, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: General Questions about FT
Topic: Leverage, Margin and Swap Points
Replies: 5
Views: 6677

Required Margin

Hi, I understand you answer. Just to clarify this point, does Forex Tester obtain the 1.48 from the GBPUSD pair, or is this allways a fixed amount? thanks Margin was set for 1 lot and = 1000 GBP, so for 0.1 lot it will be 100 GBP, then Forex Tester recalculates GBP to USD by current rate (I think fo...
by pmxgs0
Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: General Questions about FT
Topic: Leverage, Margin and Swap Points
Replies: 5
Views: 6677

Hi, thanks for your reply. regarding question 2) I would like to know exactly how Forex Tester calculates the required margin when we open a new position. For example, I opened a new position (1 mini lot =0.1) in GBPJPY and the required margin was 148. The margin set in the in the GBPJPY symbol was ...
by pmxgs0
Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: General Questions about FT
Topic: Leverage, Margin and Swap Points
Replies: 5
Views: 6677

Leverage, Margin and Swap Points

Hello, I have a few doubts that I hope someone can help: 1- Where do we change Leverage? The only place I could find, is if we change the required margin inside the symbol properties settings . For example if I set margin = 1000 for a 1 standard lot, I'm using 100x leverage. If I change margin to 20...
by pmxgs0
Fri Oct 30, 2009 7:02 am
Forum: New Feature Suggestions
Topic: Default Pending Orders
Replies: 10
Views: 8961

Preset Pending Orders

Hello, thanks very much for your reply. I wasn't aware of that feature. For me it's very very helpfull. I've tested this feature, but there is one thing that I don't know if it is possible. Is it possible to place only sell orders or buy orders ? This is important, because I would like to define a d...
by pmxgs0
Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: New Feature Suggestions
Topic: Default Pending Orders
Replies: 10
Views: 8961

Default Pending Orders

Hi, similar to the excellent feature which already exists in FT, it would be very helpfull if we could preset dafault pending orders. The only thing that we would need besides what is already present in the default order, when setting the default pending orders, would be the distance from the curren...
by pmxgs0
Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: New Feature Suggestions
Topic: Two new columns in account history
Replies: 0
Views: 2526

Two new columns in account history

Hi, something that I would consider to be really helpfull would be to include to new columns in the account history report. These columns would have the following information : - the highest high (highest price) reached during each trade (each line in the account history report) - the lowest low (lo...
by pmxgs0
Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Indicators
Topic: Intraday Pivots
Replies: 4
Views: 5920

thanks

FT Support wrote:Hello,

Please try attached indicator. I made it in rush so I cannot guarantee that it works perfectly. But you can test it and tell me if it has any problems.

Regards


Hi,

thanks very much.
It's working fine.

Regards
by pmxgs0
Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Indicators
Topic: Intraday Pivots
Replies: 4
Views: 5920

Intraday Pivots

Hi, would it be possible to create a pivot indicators which calculates the pivot levels based on intraday periods, for example 6hr. I'm trying to create this but since my experience in programming is alsmost zero I am having a lot of trouble in this. Since the daily, weekly pivots already exist mayb...

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