Manual Symbol Creation

There is a detailed description of manual symbol creation.

At first:

  1. Use the File menu.
  2. Select New.

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  3. Select Chart.

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Now you can see Chart Window. It's empty.

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Click the right mouse button anywhere in the Chart Window and choose Symbol Properties.

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Now you can see Symbol Properties Window

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Click Lookup. Now you can see Symbol Lookup Window.

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Select Data Provider for which you wish to import symbol. In this example Interactive Brokers data provider selected.

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Click Add Symbol.

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Now you can see Edit Symbol Window.

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Use Edit Symbol window to adjust symbol properties.

Properties presented here are very dependent on symbol Type that you select. Some of properties are optional.

To create symbol you must specify at least:

  1. Type
  2. Exchange (to edit exchanges list press image button)
  3. Symbol Name
  4. Data Provider

For different types of symbols you must specify additional properties.

To create symbol click OK button.

For example, here is Edit Symbol window, filled with parameters for IBM (International Business Machines) stock symbol in Interactive Brokers data provider:

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