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EdL
2013-02-06 00:03:39


Hi,

I have imported historical 1 minute bar data for FX pairs using the ascii importer. I can see the data in the database editor going back to 2001 , (from the menu) Data -> Database Editor -> Choose database:Intraday

However, when I open the symbol e.g. EURUSD, on a chart, and choose 1m bars, it only goes back as far as 12/13/2012. (I'm writing this as of Feb 5th 2013)
How can I view the entire/custom range of historical 1m bar data that goes before this date?

Historical daily data goes back as far as the data is available, and it is just the intraday data that is limited back to 12/13/2012.

As an aside, when right clicking the chart, one can swap between "Historical" and "Intraday" data.
I think this is inaccurate terminology as the 2 types are not mutually exclusive and could both be "Historical" AND "intraday"
i.e. you can get historical intraday data, whereas this terminology would indicate you can only get "historical" OR "intraday" which is obviously not the case.

A better user experience would allow choosing between "historical" or "current" (where current woud show the current and previous x bars) and then giving a bar choice of "daily" or "intraday".

Thanks for taking the time to read this, I look forward to a response.

Ed



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2013-02-06 10:24:52

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Hi Ed,

Thank you for the message.
To display more quotes on a chart, select "Accounts -> Intraday Settings" then update the "Number of days worth of intra-day data to load" field.


Let me know if you have any further questions.




EdL
2013-02-06 10:37:16

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Great, that's what I was looking for.

Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.

Ed



Ant
2013-02-06 22:43:43

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That helps me too. Thanks


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