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[Locked] - Information: Achieving Superfast/Instant Loading of Chart Bars

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[2023-04-17 12:21:14]
Sierra_Chart Engineering - Posts: 15556
The information in this post applies to Intraday charts only.

To achieve superfast loading of chart bars, which are based upon minutes, run a new instance of Sierra Chart:
Using DTC Server for Data and Trading in Another Sierra Chart Instance: Instructions For Sharing Data Using Sub Instances (Easiest And Recommended Method)

Set the Intraday Data Storage Time Unit to 1 Minute:
Data/Trade Service Settings: Intraday Data Storage Time Unit (Global Settings >> Data/Trade Service Settings >> Common Settings >> Common Settings)

You will need to re-download the data if there is existing data and the setting has changed (Edit >> Delete All Data and Download).

Chart bars will load instantly.

For complete details, refer to:
Changing Chart Bars Period: Improving Performance of Loading Chart Data

If you are using Volume profiles or Intraday chart bars not based upon minutes you can improve chart data loading performance by using an Intraday Data Storage Time Unit 1 or 2 Seconds and still have a reasonably good accuracy although not perfect.

If you need complete accuracy, in one of your installations of Sierra Chart, which would also include sub instances, use an Intraday Data Storage Time Unit of 1 Tick.
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Date Time Of Last Edit: 2023-04-17 12:23:05

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