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Date/Time: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:26:33 +0000


Global Sybmol Settings when SC is client

Support Request:
[2017-06-11 21:08:08]
onnb - Posts: 499
When SC is a client is it possible to have the global symbol settings updated by the server?

I am currently receiving SECURITY_DEFINITION_FOR_SYMBOL_REQUEST and responding to that but nothing appears in the global symbol settings.
Also, when I press "Update From Server", I don't get SECURITY_DEFINITION_FOR_SYMBOL_REQUEST event.

My question is whether this is supported,supposed to work and if there is any documentation on this?
[2017-06-13 02:14:58]
DTC Engineering - Posts: 270
Refer to:
https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?page=doc/DTC_TestClient.php#PopulatingSymbolList
[2017-06-13 16:29:43]
onnb - Posts: 499
Just to see I understand - the idea is that when we have logon sequence we send in SECURITY_DEFINITION_RESPONSE for all the symbols we want to support.

1. If we set symbol X, then user makes changes to X and we do this again - I'm assuming that user's changes will get overriden
2. Just confirming that Update From Server button is not supported with DTC

Can you confirm above understanding?
[2017-06-13 16:39:16]
DTC Engineering - Posts: 270
1. Yes this is correct.

2. No it is not supported.

You can also supply a GlobalSymbolSettings.XML file that a user can use with all of the symbols for the service. There are also certain symbol settings fields which could be used to utilize the symbol searching/retrieving capability on the Find Symbol window.
Date Time Of Last Edit: 2017-06-13 16:39:56

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