Changelog

/Changelog

v1.8.5
Improvements
• [artf321749] Minimise web queries for registered users.

• [artf314272] Timezone adjustment now defaults to “None” in file & MT4 exports.
Fixes
• [artf321487] File Export: Timezone information button not working.
• [artf313401] Issue with automatic language selection.
• [artf321453] Problem with display of some windows (MT4 Export & Main Form) in some languages and on some systems.

v1.8.4
New features
• [artf311407] Added 34 Stocks/CFDs covering the some of the major German companies.
Imrovements
• [artf318738] Changed data query url from www.dukcasopy.com to datafeed.dukascopy.com.

v1.8.3
New features
• [artf311433] MT4 Launcher: Now supports MT4 Build 1010+.

v1.8.2
New features
• [artf311433] MT4 Launcher: Now supports MT4 Build 974-985.

v1.8.1
New features
• [artf311433] MT4 Launcher: Now supports MT4 Build 971.
Fixes
• [artf311638] XAUUSD (Gold) and XAGUSD (Silver) had incorrect descriptions.

v1.8.0
New features
• [artf311660] MT4 Launcher: Now supports MT4 Build 970.

v1.7.4
New features
• [artf302130] MT Launcher: Support for builds 940 + 950 (NOTE: A workaround is required to set spread correctly. Further details are available in our v1.7.4 release notes.).

v1.7.3
Improvements
• [artf297155] MT Export: Now exports actual server name instead of info from MT4 settings.
• [artf297156] MT Launcher: Now supports Build 920+.
Fixes
• [artf297001] MT4 Export: Fixed zero-divide error sometimes occurring in TickstoryExpertEA.
Please note that as a result of a breaking change in MT4 Build 920, you will need to regenerate your MT4 exports.
Further discussion here: http://tickstory.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=766&p=4017.

v1.7.2
Fixes
• [artf288240] MT4 Export: FXT files not being marked as read-only when created for the first time.

Improvements
• [artf288241] Improved Japanese translation.

v1.7.1
Fixes
• [artf288143] FXT Data Editor not saving, reporting that file was in use.

v1.7
New features
• [artf235860] MT4 Export: Support for exporting tick count as volume.
• [artf235797] MT4 Export: Support for embedding “real” spread in export.

Improvements
• [artf235860] MT4 Export: ‘Suppress volume’ not checked by default and will instead export actual ticks.
• [artf286803] Improved Russian translation (thanks to Rever27).

Fixes
• [artf286802] URI exception sometimes occurred on startup.

v1.6.2
Fixes
• [artf281275] ZARJPY price was out by factor of 100.
• [artf282006] Fix for launcher being added multiple times causing long error messages.
• [artf284536] MT4 Export: Suppressed anomalous (zero priced) tick data causing ‘invalid file’ errors.

v1.6.1
Improvements
• [artf280419] Suppress banner for licensed users until pre-defined date.
• [artf280422] Minor update to menu translations.

v1.6
New features
•[artf279130] MT4 Launcher: Added support for latest Metatrader Builds 730+.

Fixes
•[artf272539] Margin Currency is being exported as ‘USD’ instead of ‘EUR’ for ‘EURUSD’.
•[artf254896] Added support for AUSIDXAUD.

v1.5.3
Improvements
•[artf257462] Set default Dukascopy store location to writeable folder.

v1.5.2
Improvements
• Dukascopy WTI Light Crude Oil has changed from WTICMDUSD to LIGHTCMDUSD.
• Add new pre-defined format to export bar data to Ninjatrader.

Fixes
• MT4 Export: Swap not being enabled correctly on export
• Dukascopy WTI Light Crude Oil price was incorrect.

v1.5
New features
•[TICKLITE-148] Added Dukascopy historical data covering world indexes and commodities.

Improvements
•[TICKLITE-149] Allow sorting of instrument grid by clicking column headers.

v1.4
Improvements
•[TICKLITE-146] MT4 Export: Default account & margin currencies set to USD.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-143] MT4 Tick Expert EA did not export value for Margin Currency.
•[TICKLITE-144] MT4 Export: Commission type was not being exported correctly.
•[TICKLITE-145] MT4 Export: Open prices of H4/Daily bars not correct in some cases.
•[TICKLITE-147] MT4 Export: Base currencies were not being set correctly according to exported symbol.

v1.3
New features
•[TICKLITE-139] MT4Export: Added support for Build 545+ which uses new file formats.
•[TICKLITE-139] MT4 Launcher: Now supports Build 545+.
•[TICKLITE-140] MT4 Launcher: Now supports command-line args.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-138] MT4Export: Fixed issue with CommissionType being saved incorrectly in MT4 Info.
•[TICKLITE-142] MT4Export: Opening bar price not correct in specific situations.

v1.2
Improvements
•[TICKLITE-136] Provide additional timezone information including daylight saving adjustment info.
•[TICKLITE-137] Add new timezone “(UTC +02:00) UTC +2 with European/London DST” (Alpari).

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-132] Fixed issue with Birt’s CSV2FXT file export format.
•[TICKLITE-133] Minor issue with the example display of Bid & Ask volume in File export screen.
•[TICKLITE-134] MT4Export: Fixed data export issue when not exporting at least one time-frame.

v1.1
Improvements
•[TICKLITE-131] Improvements to Chinese translation including Simplified and Traditional versions.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-126] Some users having issues reading in MT4 config files due to personalised Windows regional settings.
•[TICKLITE-128] MT4 Export: Back-filling of flat bar data in gaps has now been disabled.
•[TICKLITE-129] Windows 7 users encountering ‘permission denied’ errors while saving settings
•[TICKLITE-130] Windows 7 users experiencing UAC prompt to require administrator access.

v1.0
New features
•[TICKLITE-93] Added basic charting feature to allow visualisation of stored data.
•[TICKLITE-94] Added data inspector to allow viewing of data in a tabular form.
•[TICKLITE-113] MT4 Launcher now supports MT4 builds 500+ (available to all!)

Improvements
•[TICKLITE-124] Now allows advanced features for users that do not have access to Facebook ‘Like’.
•[TICKLITE-125] Updated translations for Russian, German, and Spanish

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-121] File export: Correct Forex Strategy Builder export format.

v0.9.2
New feature:
•[TICKLITE-119] File export: Add new pre-defined format to export bar data to Forex Tester 2.
•[TICKLITE-120] File export: Add new pre-defined format to export bar data to Forex SB.

Improvements
•[TICKLITE-117] Improved German language translation.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-114] MT4 Export: Export uses incorrect MT4 Info when exporting a mapped symbol.
•[TICKLITE-115] Application fails to start due to embedded web-browser exception on some systems.
•[TICKLITE-116] MT4 Editor: Editing FXT file caused crashes/zero-divide errors.

v0.9.1
New Feature
•[TICKLITE-109] File export: Add new pre-defined format to export tick data to Birt’s CSV2FXT.
•[TICKLITE-110] File export: Add new pre-defined format to export tick data to Ninjatrader.
•[TICKLITE-112] File export: Add new pre-defined format to export bar data to Neuroshell Trader.
•[TICKLITE-113] File export: Add new pre-defined format to export bar & tick data to Amibroker.
•[TICKLITE-113] MT4 Launcher now supports MT4 builds 500+ (available to Friends of Tickstory).

Improvement
•[TICKLITE-111] File export: Now automatically selects suitable time-frame when choosing a pre-defined format.
•[TICKLITE-13] File export: Dialog should remember last used settings.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-108] Folder selection button for “Store Location” setting was not working.

v0.9b
New Feature
•[TICKLITE-15] Added MT4 data editor which allows changing of spread (and other settings) without having to regenerate export.
•[TICKLITE-88] Add new timezone that supports NY trading hours.
•[TICKLITE-100] Special features available for ‘Friends of Tickstory’ – a big ‘thanks’ for your support! Click the ‘Like’ button to join the club!
•[TICKLITE-101] Language support for Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Improvement
•[TICKLITE-95] Clarified message when users could not select an MT4 folder location.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-92] MT4 Launcher: Issue with launcher for some users (causing FXT to be overwritten)
•[TICKLITE-96] MT4 Export: Stop-out level, GTC pending and Commission Lots now correctly uses custom/config settings.
•[TICKLITE-97] MT4 Export: Margin currency can not be custom set.
•[TICKLITE-104] MT4 Export: Fixed issue with “Unrecognised token BASECOMMISSION” error for Turkish users.

v0.8b
New Feature
•[TICKLITE-62] File export: Added 30 minute, 4-hour and 12-hour export time-frames.
•[TICKLITE-64] MT4 Export: Allow filtering of duplicate ticks.
•[TICKLITE-86] MT4 Export: Allows overwrite protection of FXT files by making them read-only.

Improvement
•[TICKLITE-59] MT4 Export: Externalised ‘Margin Divider’ field so it can be custom set (previously was fixed to 1.0).
•[TICKLITE-66] MT4 Export: Automatically defaults the ‘MetaTrader Info’ symbol to the first symbol selected for export.
•[TICKLITE-67] Application can be installed and run without elevated administrator permissions under Windows 7+.
•[TICKLITE-70] Added toolbar button to “Launch MT4”
•[TICKLITE-71] MT4 Export: Round prices to the number of instrument ‘digits’ (for those brokers not supporting fractional prices).
•[TICKLITE-72] MT4 Export: Removed “default” server when selecting an MT4 terminal server.
•[TICKLITE-73] Highlight the currently selected MT4 folder when showing folder selection box.
•[TICKLITE-74] MT4 Export: Allow suppression of volume information when generating export.
•[TICKLITE-75] MT4 Launcher: Now brings MT4 terminal window to foreground when launched.
•[TICKLITE-77] MT4/File Export: Date format for date selection now uses regional settings (as opposed to preset format).
•[TICKLITE-81] Added Facebook ‘Like’ button.
•[TICKLITE-82] Log information can now be copied to clipboard.
•[TICKLITE-89] MT4 Export: Volume can never be zero (to resolve issue TICKLITE-60). Zero volume bars will be set to 1.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-60] MT4 Export: Fixed issue with ‘invalid file’ error on backtest.
•[TICKLITE-69] MT4 Launcher: Was sometimes incorrectly giving error message on second launch (only affects only Build 432).
•[TICKLITE-76] MT4 Export: Specification of custom export directories was not working.
•[TICKLITE-80] MT4 Export: XAUUSD and XAGUSD should be defined as 3-digits in “Generic 5-Digit Broker” config
•[TICKLITE-84] MT4 Export: Weekly/monthly bars were getting filtered when they occurred on the weekend.
•[TICKLITE-85] MT4 Export: Bar start times should start on the hour for time-frames > 1 minute.
•[TICKLITE-87] MT4 Export: Data download wasn’t working correctly if the Dukascopy store location had a ending back-slash.

v0.7b
New Feature
•[TICKLITE-46] MT4 Export: Allow weekend data to be excluded (this will occur now by default)
•[TICKLITE-52] MT4 Launcher: Added support for Birt’s Tick Data Suite.
•[TICKLITE-53] MT4 Launcher: Added support for MT4 Build 445 & 451.

Improvement
•[TICKLITE-45] MT4 Export: Now generates flat-bars (for all time periods) when there is a gap or pause in trading.
•[TICKLITE-50] Further optimisation of the download and export speeds.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-49] Bar volume now correctly reflects the sum of Bid and Ask volumes (previously came out as zero).

v0.6b
Improvement
•[TICKLITE-36] Clarified which timezones have daylight savings shifts and which dont. Now also
auto-selects GMT with no daylight savings for WinXP users.
•[TICKLITE-40] Optimised Dukascopy downloading so it retrieves data faster.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-37] Now stores config data in a common product path so settings aren’t lost when upgrading
•[TICKLITE-39] MT4 Launcher: Incorrectly recognised the Metatrader Language editor as the main terminal if it was already running.
•[TICKLITE-42] File export: Comma delimited files are exported with numeric formats that may contain commas
•[TICKLITE-44] Bars were becoming out-of-sync due to pauses in ticks.

v0.5b
Improvement
•[TICKLITE-31] – MT4 Export: Support for micro accounts and gold symbol mapping.
•[TICKLITE-32] – MT4 Export: Changed instructions of how to produce Custom Broker Settings

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-33] – Minor fixes to the MT4 TickstoryInfo Expert:
-Added missing/incorrect instruments NZDJPY, CHFSGD, USDHKD
-Now gets AccountLeverage and AccountCurrency
•[TICKLITE-34] – File export does not export any data (issue introduced in 0.4 change)

v0.4b
New Feature
•[TICKLITE-23] – MT4: Plug-in/tool to allow launching of patched MT4 terminal
•[TICKLITE-25] – Online help via F1 describing features of Tickstory Lite

Improvement
•[TICKLITE-27] – Support for EU/global number support including comma for decimal
•[TICKLITE-29] – Rename MT4 configs to .mt4config instead of .config to prevent confusion/clashes
•[TICKLITE-24] – File export now ensures you can’t select a bar/tick format unless your timeframe matches.

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-26] – TickstoryInfoExpert was incorrectly generating Lot Size, Min Lot and Max lot 100 times the broker’s value.
– All broker-specific configs should be re-generated to address the issue.
– Generic broker configs have been updated.

v0.3b
New Feature
•[TICKLITE-12] – MT4 Export: Dialog now remembers last settings
•[TICKLITE-18] – MT4 Export: Allow selection of MT4 terminal and auto-detect folder locations

Improvement
•[TICKLITE-17] – MT4 Export: Ensure back-test report shows full green bar indicating high-quality back-test
•[TICKLITE-19] – Ensure export dialogs (File & MT4) do not select today’s date for the end date since no data is available from Dukascopy
•[TICKLITE-20] – File & MT4 Exports are not properly defaulting to GMT for Windows XP
•[TICKLITE-14] – MT4 Export: Renamed TickstoryInfoScript.ex4 to TickstoryInfoExpert.ex4 to avoid confusion

Fixes
•[TICKLITE-07] – MT4 Export: Specifying invalid output path crashes the application
•[TICKLITE-09] – System reports “file is in use by another process” when using Dukascopy .cache locations.
•[TICKLITE-21] – MT4 Export: Deployment of MQ4 expert fails if the file already exists

v0.2b
– Fixed critical issue with regard to incorrect prices being generated (inflated by a factor of 10). Affected all instruments [TICKLITE-3].
This fix does not affect any downloaded data, only extracts will need to be re-generated to correct the prices.
– Dukascopy feed now will download zero-length files. If it encounters one during the trading week, it will try to recover the data [TICKLITE-4].
– Generic settings for a 4-digit broker are now provided within the package [TICKLITE-6]

v0.1b
– Default output file formats now do not output symbol to save space.
– Default tick file format now has date and time as a single column (previously 2 columns)
– Application now saves app settings in common path to avoid Windows 7 UAC restrictions
– MT4 Export now warns if certain fields are not set correctly.
– MQ4: Updated so it has all the Dukascopy symbols
– MQ4: Now assumes defaults for important fields such as Lot Size.

v0.1.0b
– Initial release

February 2017

Tickstory v1.8.7 Released

February 8th, 2017|

Tickstory v1.8.7 has just been released!   The changes include: New features • [artf329463] MT4 Launcher: Support for Build 1045. This update is provided FREE for all v1.8.x users. If you have already purchased v1.8.0, [...]

December 2016

Tickstory v1.8.6 Released

December 17th, 2016|

Tickstory v1.8.6 has just been released!   The changes include: New features • [artf326781] MT4 Launcher: Support for Build 1030-1031. This update is provided FREE for all v1.8.x users. If you have already purchased v1.8.0, [...]

October 2016

Tickstory v1.8.5 Released

October 10th, 2016|

Tickstory v1.8.5 has just been released!   The changes include: Imrovements • [artf321749] Minimise web queries for registered users. • [artf314272] Timezone adjustment now defaults to "None" in file & MT4 exports. Fixes • [...]

September 2016

Tickstory v1.8.4 Released

September 12th, 2016|

Tickstory v1.8.4 has just been released!   The changes include:   New features • [artf311407] Added 34 Stocks/CFDs covering the some of the major German companies. Imrovements • [artf318738] Changed data query url from [...]

August 2016

Tickstory v1.8.3 Released

August 19th, 2016|

Tickstory v1.8.3 has just been released!   The changes include: New features • [artf316368] MT4 Launcher: Now supports MT4 Build 1010. This update is FREE for all v1.8.x users. If you have already purchased v1.8.0, [...]

July 2016

Tickstory v1.8.2 Released

July 3rd, 2016|

They just keep coming:  Tickstory v1.8.2 has just been released!   The changes include: New features • [artf313399] MT4 Launcher: Now supports MT4 Build 974-985. If you have already downloaded v1.8.0, then please use [...]