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Date/Time: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:40:58 +0000

Notice: Using Multiple Copies of Sierra Chart on Same System

Support Request:
[2013-03-20 20:58:12]
Sierra Chart - Max - Posts: 3669
It is essential that every copy of Sierra Chart that you have installed on your system uses a different Global Settings >> General Settings >> Data Files Folder. They cannot use the same Data Files Folder, otherwise there will be conflicts, and unusual behavior that we will not provide support for.

Verify that each copy of Sierra Chart uses a separate Data Files Folder. Please do not pay any attention to any information you may find on the Support Board from users or old postings from us that mention using the same Data Files Folder. Do not do this. It is no longer supported. You are going to create issues for yourself and for us. By default, each copy of Sierra Chart will use a separate Data Files Folder.
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[2013-03-21 10:21:50]
Herb - Posts: 9
Does that mean that I cannot use one and the same scid-file for different copies of SC any longer?
[2013-03-21 15:51:43]
Robson - Posts: 73
Can we use Data, Data1, Data2 for those folders or all have to have "Data" as name?
[2013-03-21 16:33:48]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 68043
Post #2 response: You can, but it is not recommended. There is no reason to do this in newer versions. Please see this page:

Post #3 Response: You can use whatever folder name that you want.
Sierra Chart Support - Engineering Level

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