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E-mini symbol differences and Renko bar issues

[2020-06-30 23:58:22]
User622324 - Posts: 1 | Ending Date: 2020-07-12
I am currently trialing the software to see if I can transfer most of my trading system over. I predominately trade the e-mini. Anyways, is there a difference between the symbols ESU20 and F.US.EPU20?

What symbol I see:
https://i.imgur.com/xeDAoGh.png and I'm using ESU20.

I was chatting with a few other people and they had mentioned:
https://imgur.com/a/HiHVezc and be using F.US.EPU20


Is there any difference between the two?

Secondly, when I plot Renko bars, I get some strange results where the boxes are not properly diagonal to one another or the boxes are incomplete. No combination of settings seems to fix the chart properly so part of me is wondering if there is a symbol issue? An example of a Renko plot issue, with the chart configuration I'm using.
https://i.imgur.com/zCHhEc8.png

Thanks!
Date Time Of Last Edit: 2020-06-30 23:58:53
[2020-07-01 19:24:01]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 87254 | Ending Date: 2021-04-05
The symbol that you would use depends on the trading service that you are using. If you are not connected to a trading service and have the Data/Trade Service Settings set to SC Data - All Services, then you will see the symbol ESU20. If you were connected to CQG then you would see F.US.EPU20.

The most likely reason for an issue with a Renko bar is that you have the option for New Bar at Session Start set to Yes. Refer to the information here:
https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?page=doc/ChartSettings.html#NewBarSessionStart

Also, we do not accept images from an outside source. Refer to the information here for how to take screen images that we can use:
https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?page=PostingInformation.php#PostingAnImage
Sierra Chart Support - Engineering Level

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