Release Notes

May 13, 2016 - Build 16.0.5980.27983

Enhancements

New OTA and P/S dialog from drop down arrow on order

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"No Confirmation" warning will only show on real accounts now

Access Free Widgets from the Help menu

Shares traded notifications show correct information for options now

Esc key closes news window popup now

Bug Fixes

May have fixed a deadlock in the program

April 15, 2016 - Build 16.0.5949.17177

Enhancements

Date grid lines will never show one for one on the selected time frame. For example, a daily chart will only show weekly or greater grid lines. Also added a bit more spacing before changing to a more precise scale so numbers don’t get as bunched

Edit chart toolbar now shows both large and small toolbars

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Trades and Orders windows will now show any items related to the underlying current symbol if by active symbol is selected

If you get a warning for exceeding your max trade settings you now have to check it to continue

Added setting to price and underlying plot to show or hide bid ask values

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You can now trade from the underlying stock pane

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April 1, 2016 - Build 16.0.5935.16314

New Features

Maximum Order Amount in trading settings. Click Trading > Settings to modify. If you place an order that is above the maximum amount, you get a warning unless the order quantity is the same as an existing position size and the sides are opposite (e.g. you're placing a sell order to close an existing long position) or if you're modifying an existing order and the quantity is <= the current quantity.

You can right click on a trendline to start a custom date sort

Added right-click menu item to set price alert at the price you right clicked on

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Options now show bid/ask prices above/below tick marks

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Relative strength vs symbol can now be added as a column and/or used as a scan condition

Options open interest is now available and can be plotted on the chart as well

Bug Fixes

Scale and zoom settings are maintained when viewing a symbol that does not have enough data to fill the chart.

Custom Date Sort - selected range shows on the chart when the fine tuning dialog displays

"Save as default" quantity for options works properly now

Fixed a bug that could cause the price in the price alert dialog to change unexpectedly

March 16, 2016 - Build 16.0.5919.28575

Options data is now available in TC2000

Watch 11-minute video about the new options data feed.

Watch 14--chapter video about new trading features.

Options data for non-professionals is $9.99 per month. To turn it on, click My Services in the upper right hand corner of TC2000.

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Real-time U.S. Stocks is a prerequisite for the real-time options data. Select your data feeds and press continue to check out.

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To open an options chain, click the Watchlists button then click Option Chain.

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You can also right-click on a symbol in a watchlist and select "Option Chain".

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This will open the option chain for the active symbol which in this case was Microsoft (MSFT).

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Clicking on a particular option symbol will plot the option data on the chart. You can add a plot for the underlying symbol by right-clicking on the chart and selecting Plot Underlying Security.

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This adds a pane showing the price of the underlying security. The red dashed line is the strike price of the selected option and the dashed yellow line connects the current price to the break-even point at expiration (white dots).

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If you jump to a symbol that is not an option, the underlying symbol pane will be pinned to the left on the chart. It will display again the next time you select an option symbol.

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March 11, 2016 - Build 16.0.5913.31184

New Order Bar

Click Trading > Order Bar > Buy, Sell, Close to open the Order bar. Multiple custom order tickets can be saved as an order bar. This replaces order templates from previous versions.

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The default order bar has buy, sell, and close position tickets. These tickets will populate for any symbol you click on based on the ticket default settings.

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You can change the size and layout of the order bar by clicking the Ticket Menu button and choosing Ticket Layout and/or Ticket Size. Order tickets can be floated or docked in your layouts just like any other window.

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You can edit the default settings for each ticket type by clicking the Ticket Menu then Edit Ticket Defaults.

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You can place OTA profit targets, stops and brackets with your entry orders.

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You can also add profit targets, stops and brackets to existing positions. Just click on the open position and choose how you want to exit.

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You can now place orders and cancellations on multiple symbols at once.

Highlight the symbols in the watchlist using CTRL-click or Shift-click, then right click on one of the selected symbols.

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Select "Buy (4) symbols" to open the ticket for all of the symbols selected.

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New close-position ticket

The close-position ticket automatically sets buy or sell depending on if you are long or short, sets the position quantity and combines with other close-position orders in same OCA group

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January 11, 2016 - Build 16.0.5856.28259

New 1-Click Trading

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Selecting "1-click" bypasses the order confirmation dialog when you place orders. You will see a warning the first time you turn on 1-click trading and you will see a warning the first time you place a trade using 1-click trading. If 1-click trading is turned on, you will see the warning the first time you place a trade in a session (after logging into TC2000). You can turn off these warnings on and off in system settings. Click Tools > System Settings > General tab.

New Close button on open positions

Click to choose how you want to exit the position.

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New OTA (one triggers another) orders

Right click on existing order.

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Select the order you want to place when that order fills.

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In our example here we chose "Add Profit Target + Stop". You can now see the profit target and stop orders on the chart with pause icons indicating they are not active yet. These orders will be placed when the Buy order fills. Note the blue diamonds that show that the orders are linked together in an OTA group. If you place additional OTA order groups they will have different colors. The Profit Target and Stop orders are in their own OCA (one cancels all) group. If/when those orders become active and one of them triggers, then the other one will be canceled.

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Enhancements

Added checkbox on General tab of System Settings to Show manual sort number column on personal WatchLists. Click Tools > System Settings > General

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American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) were removed from the US Common Stocks list and now have their own system watchlist.

December 14, 2015 - Build 16.0.5826.28300

Enhancements

Added a progress bar on condition and indicator library dialogs that will appear if you have a lot of PCFs that still have to compile. The formulas calculate in the background at startup but if you access the library before they are complete, the progress bar will show you how close they are to completion.

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If you are using time frame buttons, Ctrl-scroll will toggle through the time frames displayed.

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Bug Fixes

Fixed some problems with monthly chart scaling

Vertical lines drawn on the last bar of the chart will position themselves properly if you have small date margin

If you are using time frame buttons, Ctrl-scroll will toggle through the time frames displayed.

December 7, 2015 - Build 16.0.5819.29547

New Time Frame control

Time frame options can be displayed as a drop-down where you select the time frame from the list or you can show selected time frames as buttons on the toolbar.

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Click Edit Time Frame Settings to change how it is displayed

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Select how you want the time frame feature displayed. If you opt for the buttons you can choose which time frames you want on the toolbar.

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The toolbar below has 1 (m)inute , (5 m)inute, (15 m)inute (h)ourly, (D)aily and (W)eekly time frames displayed.

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New Chart Zoom/Pan control

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You can change the size of the control and turn the time span buttons on/off by clicking Tools > System Settings and clicking the Charts

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New Manual Sort button

Removed the number column on personal watchlists and added a button and menu item to sort manually. Personal watchlists must be sorted manually before you can re-arrange them.

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New TC2000 Launcher

When a new version of TC2000 becomes available, you will see the dialog below. This gives you the option to run the new version or run the previous version. If you click "Don't ask again for this version", the launcher will always load the latest version until a new version becomes available.

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Enhancements

Faster startup

Faster charts

PCFs are compiled in the background at startup

Bug Fixes

Fixed a bug that would cause some scans to not complete when an IPO was issued that day and the stock had not traded yet, or was in the first 15 minutes of trading.

Fixed a bug with horizontal drawing tools not showing in some time frames 

Fixed bug that could crash program at startup if scrolling ticker was on

Startup much faster for people with many scans and formulas

Trendline and price alerts should now run once when they are created to establish their current value regardless of market being open. This should fix gaps not firing alerts in the morning when the alert was created outside market hours

Fixed overlapping candles with pre/post market on between 9:30a-10:00a

Next Earnings Date in chart toolbar should display date correctly now

The indicator PCF editor should no longer add a carriage return line feed to the end of formulas that was causing a box to appear in the indicator label

Fixed issue with Watchlist memberships coming up twice when set to v7 hotkeys and pressing Ctrl-M

Escape key should now work properly on Watchlist Memberships dialog

Text drawings saved by position will now appear even if they are only partially visible on the chart

New Watchlist dialog and rename watchlist now enforce the max of 50 characters (same as database)

Fixed glitch in move pane mode that would cause the move targets to bounce around slightly

Escape works again to exit Move pane mode

Fixed a bug that would draw multiple drawing tools when something was scaled with price


September 9, 2015 - Build 16.0.5730.25105

Paper Trading

Create a simulated trading account and practice trading. To get started, click the Account dropdown above the main toolbar, then click Create Paper Account...

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Name the account, choose Cash or Margin, and set a starting balance

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Once you have your paper account set up, click the Trading button to see your portfolio, active orders, balances, etc.

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Next Earnings Dates

You can now sort watchlists by upcoming earnings dates. Add the Next Earnings date column to your watchlist by clicking the Add Column button.

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Type "next" to filter the list and and then click on Next Earnings.

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Then click the Next Earnings column head to sort by earnings dates.

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Manual sorting of symbols in personal watchlists.

Personal watchlists now contain a numbered order column which enables you put the symbols in the order you want.

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Click on a symbol then drag it to move it up or down in the list.

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Custom Chart Toolbars

The top row of buttons is the factory toolbar and cannot be edited. But you can edit the 2nd row and add more rows of buttons, data, etc.

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To edit the chart toolbar, right click and select Edit Toolbar.

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Click on any field name to edit its appearance, or click Add Row to to add additional rows of data/buttons to the toolbar. Note there is a Large Chart Toolbar and a Small Chart Toolbar. The smaller toolbar is displayed when the chart is not wide enough for the large toolbar.

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Enhancements

Faster drawing tools

Faster rendering and scrolling

PCFs are compiled in the background at startup


June 10, 2015 - Build Build 12.6.5625.28069

Hull Moving Average added as an average type.

Auto-sorting is now available in TC2000 Platinum. Click the down arrow next to the Re-Sort button to turn on auto-sorting.

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May 27, 2015 - Build 12.6.5625.28069

Version 12.6 is a native Windows application which will give you better performance in the Windows environment. 12.6 cannot be run in the browser or on the MacOS.


April 9, 2015 - Build 12.5.5577.23729

Note: Version 12.4 will not automatically update to version 12.5 on your desktop. Go to www.tc2000.com and click Install to My PC/Mac.

New Feature: Reports - There is now a Reports button on the main toolbar. You can open the pre-built "Fundamentals" and "Price & Volume" reports or create your own custom report. Check the edit box to add, delete and move fields.

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By right clicking on an individual field you can:

  • Edit the properties of that field
  • Replace it with another field
  • Insert another field
  • Create a scan condition
  • Sort by that field
  • Set an alert
  • Copy to a watchlist or to another report
  • Delete that field

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New Alerts menu. Click the Alerts button and you can now access notification settings and the alert log without opening the alert console.

New Library menu. Click the Library button to add a new plot to your chart, a new data point to a report or watchlist.

New right-click menu on chart. Click Edit Chart Properties to access plot style, edit plots, scaling, comparisons, colors and grid setttings.

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New option on the Industry Indexes watchlist. Check "by Sector" to show the industry indexes within a selected sector.

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Fibonacci retracements and projections now let you display the price at each fib level. Right click on the retracement or projection and select Edit. There is check box for "Show Price". If you always want the prices displayed, click Set As Default.

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Fixed printing bug: In previous versions, printing a chart did not print the price scale on the right side of the chart.


May 27, 2014 - Build 12.4.5235.25989

Fixed a bug that caused bid and ask to get "stuck" if the client reconnected.

Fixed expire dates on alerts - The "Monitor a maximum of" setting was not saving properly.

New Forex feed from FXCM.com - We now cover 42 currency pairs.

New drawing tool - Anchored VWAP. Click the button on the drawing tool menu, then click anywhere on the chart and Volume Weighted Average Price will be plotted from that point to the end of the chart. Works in any time frame.

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New alert settings dialog. You can select if/when you want an alert to restart once it fires and also how long you want to monitor the alert.

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Status lights added to the Status column in the Alert Console.

Green = Active Yellow = Waiting to restart Red = Done/Finished/Canceled

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Removed More button from main toolbar

Alerts button added to main toolbar

3rd Party stuff was moved to Library

Drawing tools went to Library

Old items renamed to Old Features and moved to Tools menu

Messages button will only flash for 15 seconds after a new message comes in.

Added a "Mark All as Read" button to the Messages window.

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