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Husain
2010-07-30 10:15:27


How do we get to display the "Full Name" field in a column for watchlist items .

Like Symbol = EWD
and Full Name =" iShares MSCI Sweden Index (ETF)"




Husain
2010-07-30 10:19:07

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AddColumn("Full Name", FullName());


does not seem to work. Returns a blank for every symbol



QuantShare
2010-07-30 11:19:57

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Best Answer
There is a problem in the FullName function. We will fix this.

There is another way to display the full name. Select Tools -> Create Functions, click on add and type a name (example: fname).
Add the following code then save:

result.Assign(cFunctions.SymbolInfo.FullName);

Now, in the watchlist type the following formula:
AddColumn("Full Name", fname());



Husain
2010-07-30 11:55:46

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That returns a Nan . It seems the fName function returns a number instead of String.


QuantShare
2010-07-30 12:12:26

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Sorry, I forgot to tell you to uncheck "Return Numeric Array" checkbox in the "Create Functions" form.


Husain
2010-07-30 12:19:26

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Works Perfectly . Thank you very much .


clonex
2012-06-14 14:44:59

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Actually
AddColumn("Full Name", FullName());

in my screener works prefectly.

Clonex



Alpha Trader
2014-11-06 17:09:27

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How do you add this to a Grid?


QuantShare
2014-11-07 01:05:28

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- Create a formula ("Formulas" button)
- Name it for example "FullName"
- Type this formula:
cell = fullname();
- Save (click on "Compile")

- In the cell, type:
=Formula.FullName("GOOG", 0)



Seeker
2014-11-09 08:54:19

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Can we get the FullName() as a column in the trading system report?


QuantShare
2014-11-10 01:16:29

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You can only add numeric metrics in the "Trades" section of the trading system report.




Torsten
2015-06-25 05:08:35

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Hi QS,

how can I access the FullName of a symbol in the AMM?
I just want to pass it to Divers.Output.

Thanks,
Torsten



QuantShare
2015-06-25 18:12:23

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Here is what you need to do:

Symbol symbol = Data.GetSymbolInfo("GOOG");
string fullname = symbol.FullName;



Torsten
2015-06-26 02:36:34

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Works perfectly. Thanks!


Seeker
2015-06-27 04:06:46

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It would have been great if we can get fullname into "Symbols View" and "Symbols by Industry/Sector". When the symbol is numeric, we can't make out which stock it stands for unless we click the chart open. The earlier versions had the industry, sector, etc dropdown toolbar which was very useful while browsing stocks.


QuantShare
2015-06-27 17:14:32

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Thank you for the suggestion. We will add this to our todo list.


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