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chaz
2012-04-13 11:55:54


QS Gurus,
Since QS 2.8.2 upgrade, I noticed a strange behaviour in QS simulator report Details tab.
Initially I thought that maybe DST change was not properly factored in.
It reports for one timeframe into the future.
BTW, I run a custom timeframe of ~43 minutes(2600sec).
Hence, it was providing simulation resuts for 9:30, 10:13, 10:56, 11:40, 12:26, 1:06,...,4:00.
It was providing that until QS V2.8.1 then from V2.8.2 & 3 it alway provides extra output for one timeframe ahead,
ie: when I run it at 9.32 it produces 9:30 and 10:13 and so on, and at 4:01 will produce 9:30, 10:13, 10:56, 11:40, 12:26, 1:06,...,4:00, and 4:43.
It is confusing & not correct.

Any idea why it happens and how or when it can be fixed.

Aditional info on my environment:
My add-on is compiling today's daily price from RT data download on 1min interval - so it has today Quotes data (C,O,H,L,V) as RT data is rolling in.
That way my trading simulation is as close to RTime as I can get with current QS capability.

Thx for prompt reply,
Chaz



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2012-04-13 13:18:25

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This is because the bar's date now refers to the end of the interval.
Bar (4:43) means that the bar ends at 4:43.

To change this, select "Accounts -> Intraday Settings -> How to mark time stamp..."




chaz
2012-04-17 18:47:19

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Thank you for a prompt answer...It worked as expected.
R,
Chaz



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