Beta Version 4.0.904 Released

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Beta Version 4.0.904 Released

Postby Avarin » Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:31 pm

For a complete list of enhancements in Version 4.0, please see the following link:

An upgrade to Version 4.0.904 is now available, containing a number of important fixes to the latest release. The following primary changes were made:

* Correct Quotes Plus Symbol Descriptions importing as COM. An error had been causing symbol descriptions to be imported improperly from Quotes Plus, leading to many symbols descriptions being named simply "COM". This has now been corrected. Users may need to reimport symbols using the 3rd import option of "Clear Previous Prices, Symbols and Sectors" to refresh their descriptions.

* Correct save and restore of columns widths in Daily Signals Listing. Column widths in the Daily Signals Listing were not being saved and restored properly. This has now been corrected.

* Correct Calculation Builder to show UnLeveraged setting for stops. In Version 4.0, all stop formulas now contain a 2nd parameter identifying whether the percentage movement is to include leverage. The Calculation Builder had been naming this 2nd parameter NonLeveraged when in fact the actual parameter value should be UnLeveraged. This has been corrected.

* Added documentation for leveraged / unleveraged setting for stops. Help text for the new Leveraged/Unleveraged parameter in the stop formulas has now been added.

* Correct PercentOfPerfect value for leveraged products. The PercentOfPerfect value had not been including leverage in the "Perfect" side of the formula. This has now been corrected.

* Correct Cost-To-Carry calculations for forex. Cost To Carry rates had been being calculated against the non-leveraged position value. This has been corrected to use the leveraged position value (i.e. the notional value). This revised approach more closely simulates how Cost To Carry is normally determined.

* Preload original setup name when copying a setup. When clicking the Copy button to copy a setup, the originating name will now preload in the new setup. Users can then more easily make minor changes to the name without needing to retype it in its entirety.

* Update starting sort in Combinations Listing to match that of V3. The initial sort used when opening the Combination Results Listing was not matching that used in Version 3.0. This has been corrected.

* Add warning to creation of WFA if no variables are available. Depending on the result upon which a Walk-Forward Analysis is created, Variables may or may not be available. Since the existence of variables are critical to the effectiveness of a Walk-Forward Analysis, a warning message will now be posted informing the user of a lack of variable.

* Correct lockup in the Processor when importing Sectors. A timing issue had been creating periodic program lockups, such as when importing sectors. This has now been corrected.

* Correct DA to use OneClick Benchmark override in Charts. In Version 4.0, a OneClick Setup was given the ability to override the benchmark symbol. This was working properly in the Performance Report and Summary values, but the override was not being used in the Detailed Analysis charts. This has now been corrected.

* Add extra blank line to Performance Report in Detailed Analysis. On some systems, the Performance Report in the Detailed Analysis was not displaying the final line. An additional space has been added to the bottom of the Performance Report, which should allow proper scrolling down to the final line.

* Correct parsing of results when creating opimization strategies. When creating one of the optimization options by right-clicking on a Combination Result, a system created by a OneClick Search was often not locating the originating trading rules. This has now been corrected.

To install the program update, beta users can use the Help > Check for Updates menu from within StrataSearch Version 4.0. If any problems are encountered using this method, users may alternately download and run a manual upgrade from:

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