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Update TF parameters

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Adding CAD futures

The procedure for adding CAD futures is the same as for adding any other symbols. The first thing to do is right click the symbol in TWS , then select “Contract Info”, “Description”. From the table – Product = Symbol, … Continue reading

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Set up BT to always “Run as Admin” in Windows 10

Windows 10 will not “remember” the keys and settings for your BT unless BT is “Run as Admin”. To set BT to always “Run as Admin”, do the following steps – Step 1: Open the Start menu and click All … Continue reading

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Really COMPLETE uninstallation of API

If you accidentally installed the 9.71 or 9.72 API in your system, you’ll find out that it breaks BT. And you can’t go back to the 9.70 API no matter how many times you uninstall and reinstall the API’s. Here … Continue reading

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If you have problems with Java and TWS…

check out this link from IB – http://ibkb.interactivebrokers.com/tag/tws-installation

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Installation video uploaded

This video shows Bracket Trader installation on a fresh copy of Windows 7 (no other programs installed).

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How to enter the symbol for CL

The procedure is the same as described in the original HowTo article – http://www.bracket-trader.com/blog/?p=72

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Installing TWS

“Official” way of installing TWS (Thanks to Lowell C. for this info) http://ibkb.interactivebrokers.com/article/2115

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Bracket Trader has stopped working…

If you encounter this message while running BT, it could be one of 2 problems. The first one is the DEP problem – discussed here – so I won’t discuss it anymore. The second problem is the presence of old … Continue reading

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Adding a forex symbol

Select CASH Type the symbol directly with a period divider – for example “EUR.JPY” Exchange is IDEALPRO Tick Increment – look at the price changes in your chart Point Value – always 1 for forex

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