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  1. arthur

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    The charting issues, mmm, got a second hand copy of MS 6.5, had a play with it for a while and wasn't able to work out how to convert/actuate data to create charts.
    one of these days.
    cheers
    Rod

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    Naughty boy Rod get back on the case and get that Metastock up and running as you will improve your win rate %

    It a brilliant piece of software
    lots of free data on the net grab some and use the downloader to convert it .
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    Open the Downloader
    1.
    click Tools then Convert and the Convert Securities box will open
    2.
    in the Source
    File type select ASCII Text
    3.
    File Name click Browse button and the Choose Source Files box will open
    4.
    in the Look in box select the file you saved the data files to
    5.
    in the Files of type select All Files(*.*)
    6.
    now select the data file you wish to convert and click on it then click Open
    7.
    In the Destination
    File type select Metastock
    8.
    under Folder click Browse button and the Save box will open
    9.
    In Save in select the directory where the A to Z files are stored (this is directory where you go when you are looking to open a chart in Metastock (probably in C:/Programfiles/Equis/Metastock Data/Data).When all the directories from A to Z are displayed click Save button
    10.
    click Options button and in the source make sure Use todays date is ticked and
    Traverse source folders is ticked and Daily has a dot next to it.
    in Message Limits
    change Max errors to 25000
    change Max warnings to 25000
    click Destination and make sure every thing has a tick or a dot next to it except
    Replace existing file
    click Apply and then OK
    Now click OK and the conversion will start.
    When the conversion finishes a Conversion Report will pop up.Click Close then close the Downloader open Metastock and you are in business.








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