Importing a List of Stock Symbols

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Importing a List of Stock Symbols

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Importing a Stock List

Importing a list of stock symbols is an efficient way to add instruments to the instruments database in bulk.

 

Within the Control Center window select the Tools menu. Then select the menu item Import and left mouse click on the menu item Stock Symbol List...

 

1Press the Load button to open a text file that contains your symbol list or type each symbol into the editor manually

 

The text file must contain valid symbols separated by either -

 

User defined character such as a semicolon or comma
White space
Carriage return

2The symbols for import are listed in the editor

3Select the exchange the instruments are traded on

4Select the currency the instruments are traded in

5Optionally add the instruments to an Instrument List (optionally create a new one by selecting "New" in the combo box.)

6Select a Session template for the instruments

7Enter any user defined separator characters

8Press the OK button to import

 

Instruments_ImportStockList

 

 

Note: Instruments with illegal characters such as a period will be converted to use an underscore instead automatically when running through the import or migration process.