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    Access Chart Trade QTY input from an indicator

    Hi guys,

    I have an indicator which I would like to have change the order quantity in the chart trader on the same chart. Is anyone able to point me in the right direction for achieving this?

    (the indicator updates on price change).

    Thanks & cheers,
    Shane

    #2
    Hi Shane,

    I'm currently looking into if this is possible and allowed for NinjaTrader 8.

    In my testing I've found its possible to change the text of the quantity textbox but this does not cause NinjaTrader to use that new value.

    I am checking with our development to see if there is a way to do this and I appreciate your patience.
    Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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      #3
      Hi Shane,

      I was able to find that the selector class that contains both the text and the up / down buttons can have the value set and this works correctly.

      Code:
      ChartControl.Dispatcher.InvokeAsync((Action)(() =>
      {
      	NinjaTrader.Gui.Tools.QuantityUpDown quantitySelector = (Window.GetWindow(ChartControl.Parent).FindFirst("ChartTraderControlQuantitySelector") as NinjaTrader.Gui.Tools.QuantityUpDown);
      
      	quantitySelector.Value = 5;
      }));
      Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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        #4
        Thanks Chelsea, much appreciated!
        Last edited by ShaneAU; 05-13-2016, 01:41 PM.

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