Release Notes

Important Note

Data formats have changed in version 6 of MotiveWave. Workspaces created using older versions of MotiveWave will be forward compatible (ie they can be used in Version 6) but once the workspace has been opened in version 6, it will not be able to be opened by older versions. Please consider creating a new workspace for version 6 testing and restore from a backup of an existing workspace.

Version 6.5.10 - Sep 24, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Java 17 - Updated to the latest Java/Java FX runtime (JDK-17).
    BTC/ETH Futures - added support for Bitcoin/Micro Bitcoin and Ether Futures. Includes cross trading for BTC - MBT.

Version 6.5.9 - Sep 10, 2021

This is a bug fix release only. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.5.8 - Sep 3, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    CQG Connector - Updated to the latest CQG connector protocol (2.32).
    SDK - Added two methods to specify the minimum number of bars for a specific bar size:
      Study::getMinBars(DataContext ctx, BarSize bs).
      Study::setMinBars(int bars, BarSize bs).

Version 6.5.7 - Aug 9, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Attach Exit Strategy - Added an option to create a keyboard shortcut to attach the active Exit Strategy to an open position.
    Volume Profile Study - Added an “Offset” parameter to offset the profile X pixels from the left or right side of the price graph.
    Show/Hide Studies - Added two new actions to show/hide all studies and show/hide study graphs. See View -> Display -> Show Studies and View -> Display -> Show Study Graphs.
    Focus Quick Search - Shift + Esc will now switch the keyboard focus to the Quick Search box. The keyboard short cut can be configured under Preferences Dialog (General -> Keyboard).

Version 6.5.6 - Jul 14, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Cross Trade - Added support for Micro Crude Futures Contract. Cross trade on CL will now trade with the Micro contract instead of the e-mini contract.
    dxFeed - added support for EUREX, EDGX.
    IQFeed/IB - Improved symbol mapping for IQFeed to Interactive brokers for futures contracts.

Version 6.5.5 - Jun 30, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Order Heatmap - Performance and memory improvements.
    CME Equity Trading Hours - Updated the trading hours for CME equities to remove the 3:15 - 3:30 session.

Version 6.5.4 - Jun 16, 2021

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.5.3 - Jun 15, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    dxFeed - Added support for dxFeed data service: https://get.dxfeed.com/orders/new/motivewave
    Order History - This study displays a visual history of order placement, modifications cancels and fills on the chart. Choose Study -> All Studies (from the top menu bar) and search for “Order History”.
    Settlement Price - The settlement price can now be displayed:
      Price Indicator - as a price indicator on the price graph.
      Chart Label - as a label on the chart.
      DOM Price Column - highlighted in the price column of the DOM.
    Cross Trade - Added cross trade options for the following (CQG and Rithmic only)
      DAX Index -> Micro Dax Index.
      Euro STOXX 50 -> Micro Euro STOXX 50.
    Volume Imprint - Added an option to show the summary profile as a specific number of minutes or days.
    Fractal - Added “Alternate High/Low” option. This will alternate printing high markers with low markers.

Version 6.5.2 - Jun 4, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Path/Price Bar Tag - An option tag may be displayed to the right of path for most studies (see advanced properties for a study path).
    Cumulative Delta -
      Max Bottom/Min Top - These options set a minimum/maximum value for the top/bottom axis.
      Relative Delta - Plots additional cumulative delta bars that may be filtered by the tick size. Up to 4 plots.
    VWAP - Added option to plot Regular Session, Extended session or the session chosen for the chart.
    DOM -
      Opening Range - Added Opening Range option to display the opening range on the price column.
      Disable Recenter on Mouse Above Table - This option will disable the recenter option when the mouse is above the table.
      Buy Bid/Sell Ask - If this option is enabled only buy orders can be placed on the Bid column and only Sell orders can be placed on the Ask column.
    Zig Zag Osc - Added Zig Zag oscillator study. This displays the Zig Zag study in a separate plot.
    OHLC Study - Added Overnight High/Low.
    Trade Panel - Added option to hide the P/L label.
    Rithmic - Updated to the latest Rithmic Connector (11.1.0.0).

Version 6.5.1 - May 19, 2021

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.5.0 - May 14, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Zoom Bar Width - Adjustments to the bar width smaller 1 pixel wide will automatically adjust the bar size (linear bars only). For example, if the bar size is 1 minute, reducing the bar width (from 1 pixel) will switch the bar size to 2 min, 4 min, 8 min etc. Expanding the bar width from that state will revert the bar size to 4 min, 2 min and then 1 minute.
    OHLC Developing Mid/High/Low - Options have been added to show the developing Midpoint, High and Low values.
    DOM - The following options have been added to the DOM:
      Show Order Brackets - Before an order is placed from the DOM, the cells in the Order column will display where the entry and exit orders will be placed along with their quantities. You can turn this feature off in the DOM Preferences (see General panel, “Show Order Brackets”).
      Highlight Price Row - The entire row can now be highlighted for the last price (see Price Column tab in the DOM Preferences dialog).
    Exit Strategy Orders - Placeholder orders will now be displayed for the exit orders that will be generated when an entry order is filled.
    Volume Imprint Trade Dots - The Volume Imprint study has been enhanced to show large trades at the Bid/Ask on the left/right sides of the Imprint (see Trade Dots tab).
    Cloud Levels “Edit Mode” - The Cloud Levels study now has an edit mode (right click on the study header and choose “Edit Mode”). This will allow you to edit the price levels and add/delete levels. The changes can be saved to a CSV file via Right Click -> Save option.
    VWAP Component - (Order Flow, Professional and Ultimate Editions only). The VWAP component is available as a Mouse Tool or in the “General” tab of the Components Panel. This behaves similar to the VWAP study, but has resize points to choose the Start/End points.
    Order Heatmap - Added an option to filter the maximum sizes. This will filter out large sizes that can skew the heatmap colors.
    SDK - Additional methods added to the Study class to provide more interaction with the mouse:
      onDoubleClick() - Allows the study to respond to double click events.
      onClick() - Respond to single click events.
      onWheelMoved() - Respond to mouse wheel events.

Version 6.4.7 - Apr 22, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Profit/Loss Components - Added right click options to Flip, and change the number of targets.
    Time & Sales -
      @Bid/@Ask Background - Added an option to set the background (in addition to text color).
      Highlight Big Sizes - Added an option to highlight the size cell only.
      Price Format - Added options for displaying only part of the price.
      Time Format - Added options for formatting the time column.
    Shift Wheel Action - Added an option to change the behavior of holding down the shift key when using the mouse wheel. By default this will adjust the vertical spacing.

Version 6.4.6 - Apr 14, 2021

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.4.5 - Apr 8, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Order Heatmap - Added an option to scale visible rows only. This will apply the color map to the sizes that are visible only.
    DOM Templates - Added the ability to import and export DOM templates.
    DOM / Time & Sales /Order Book - Holding down the CTRL (CMD on Mac) key while scrolling the mouse wheel will change the row height of the table. This will allow you to zoom in/out.
    DOM Recenter - Double click on the DOM table will recenter. Holding down the control key will recenter all DOMs.
    Cumulative Delta - Added options to change the color above/below 0 for a line chart (see advanced properties, Color Policy option).
    Zig Zag – Added option for reversal in ticks.

Version 6.4.4 - Mar 25, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Cross Trading - Cross trading futures contracts can be done via right click on the chart and choose: Cross Trade (symbol). For example, you can trade the MES contract from an ES chart.
    Stacked Orders -
      DOM - Orders at the same price will be displayed with brackets []. The quantity displayed will be the sum of all the orders. The position in queue marker will also display multiple markers.
      Price Graph - Orders that overlap will be offset to show that multiple exist and you can click drag any of the orders.
    Drag Stacked Orders - Holding on the control key (command on Mac) while dragging an order in the DOM or price graph will modify all orders of the same type and price.
    Rithmic - Support for delayed accounts.
    Java 16 – Updated to the latest version of Java/JavaFX.

Version 6.4.3 - Mar 16, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    DOM Panel -
      Price Column - Added Alignment and option to display cumulative trades (same as Last Trade Quantity Column).
      Table Striping - Added option to turn off the striping of the table rows.
    Time/Sales and Order Book - Added option to turn off striping of the table rows.
    Erase Chart Shortcut - Added Erase option to the mouse shortcuts for the chart. This shortcut would allow you to use a keyboard modifier to erase chart elements with a mouse click.
    Fractal Study - Added a “Show Label” option to display the price of the high/low.

Version 6.4.2 - Mar 5, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    DOM Panel
      Orders -
        Right Click - Added access to order combinations (Limit + Stop/Limit etc) via a right click menu on the DOM Table.
        Configurable Mouse Orders - The behavior of placing orders directly on the DOM table may now be configured to place order combinations. Additionally, keyboard modifiers (Shift, Ctrl, Ctrl+Shift) may be used to setup multiple order types/combinations. (See DOM Preferences, General tab).
      LTQ Column - this column can be configured to highlight the background of the cell when the trade occurred at the bid or ask.
      Table Font - The font used for the table cells is now configurable from the DOM Preferences dialog.
      Row Height - A fixed row height can be set for the table.
    Time and Sales Panel -
      Table Font - The font used for the table cells is now configurable from the Time/Sales Preferences Dialog.
      Row Height - A fixed row height can be set for the table c. Min Width - The minimum width of this panel has been reduced to 175 px.
    Order Book Panel -
      Table Font - The font used for the table cells is now configurable from the Time/Sales Preferences Dialog.
      Row Height - A fixed row height can be set for the table.
    Ruler Tool - Added an option to make the Ruler stick to the chart after its drawn. This effectively adds it as a component to the chart. See Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the Console Menu bar), Chart -> Options tab. Erase Ruler option.
    Hide Account Name - The account name can be obfuscated in all the MotiveWave screens and display as “XXXXXX857” (for example). See Preferences Dialog -> General Panel.
    VWAP - Multiple VWAP studies using the same criteria can now be added to the chart with different anchor points. Note: they must have different colored/styled lines.

Version 6.4.1 - Feb 10, 2021

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.4.0 - Feb 1, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Chart Indicators - The following enhancements have been added to the Chart Indicators:
      Chart Specific Settings - Charts can override the global settings from the Chart Preferences Dialog (double click on the chart, see “Indicators” tab).
      Avg Entry Price - This new indicator displays the average entry price for the current position as an indicator.
      Tags - optionally a tag may be assigned to an indicator. This tag displays the given text to the left of the indicator.
    Time Axis - The following enhancements have been added to the Time Axis:
      Chart Specific Settings - Charts can override the global settings from the Chart Preferences Dialog (double click on the chart, see “Time Axis” tab).
      Line Color - a color can now be chosen for each time axis line that is enabled.
      Time of Day - custom lines can be displayed at specific times of the day (ie: 11:00 AM).
    Trading Hours - The following enhancements have been added to the Trading Hours feature (see General Preferences Dialog, General -> Trading Hours tab):
      Hours - the interface for specifying trading hours has been simplified to provide the same daily hours across multiple days (ie Monday - Friday, Sunday - Saturday etc).
      Edit Built-In Hours - The built-in hours can now be modified instead of creating a new set of trading hours. You can revert to the default hours by selecting the modified hours in the list and pressing the “Delete” key.
      Multiple Exchanges - You can assign trading hours to multiple exchange.
      Intraday Bar - You can specify a bar build method for intraday bars (overriding the global default). See Intraday Bars tab in the Trading Hours dialog.
    Default Layout - The default layout has changed when creating a new workspace.
    Watch List Notes - A “Notes” column has been added to the Watch Lists where you can enter custom notes. Clicking on the cell in the watch list will allow you to edit the value inline.
    Popout Panels - A popout option has been more of the panels in the console: Accounts, Positions, Orders, Trades, Optimizer, Alerts, Trade Report, Options, Journal.
    Sim Trade Only - An option has been added to the built-in simulated account to only allow trading on the internal sim account. See Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu bar. Click on “General” and then on “Simulated Account”).
    Intraday Bar Build - The method for configuring how intraday bars are built can not be set per instrument or per Trading Hours (see above).
    Miscellaneous Features -
      Export Trades - now includes milliseconds.
      Alerts - Comments are now displayed in the alerts and alert history panels.
      OHLC Study - Added previous open.
      Labelled Line - Price can be chosen in the properties dialog.
      Study Graph - Ability to remove the display of the study title (see Options tab “Show Legend”).
      Exit Strategy - Added decimal places for stop/target where the offset type is “Percent”.
      Quick Search - Auto complete feature can be turned off.
      Volume Imprint - Horizontal offset can be added to the Summary Profile.
      TPO Study - Volume profiles now have an option align (left or right).
      Mid Point - Added midpoint column to watch lists. This is the midpoint between the bid/ask prices.

Version 6.3.4 - Jan 7, 2021

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    TDA - Order Book has an added option to expand the rows by Market Maker and optionally color rows at the same price.
    Time Calculation Method - Added an option to calculate elapsed time in a component using Elapsed time vs Trading time. This option is available in the Preferences dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the top menu bar, see Chart -> Chart Settings).
    Time Sales - Added an optional end time field. This allows to you scroll to a specific time in the Time and Sales panel. (See Time and Sales Preferences Dialog).

Version 6.3.3 - Dec 18, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Interactive Brokers Smart Depth - Order Book has an added option to expand the rows by Market Maker and optionally color rows at the same price.

Version 6.3.2 - Dec 9, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Interactive Brokers Smart Depth - Upgraded to the latest TWS API and added support for SMART depth for stocks.
    CQG - Updated to the latest CQG API.
    Cumulative Delta - Added the ability to restart delta calculation at start of week or start of month.
    Trade History - Added the option to choose account on Export to CSV feature.
    DOM shortcuts - Added the ability to assign keyboard shortcuts to the following actions:
      Reset @Bid/@Ask.
      Lock DOM.
      Clear Notes.
    DOM Price Scaling - The scaling of the price ladder in the DOM can now be synced with the price graph. A new button has been added to the tool bar in the DOM to toggle this feature on /off.
    LTQ DOM Column - Added a column to the DOM for computing last traded quantity.

Version 6.3.1 - Nov 20, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Study Quick Editor/Tool Bar - Study controls can now be added to the tool bar and are accessible from a new Quick Editor on the chart:
      Quick Editor - buttons have been added to the study titles to show a Quick Editor that contains study controls.
      Tool Bar - A “Tool Bar” tab has been added to the study dialog to choose controls that are displayed in the tool bar.
      Tool Bar Study Editor - A “Study Editor” action is available to add to the tool bar. This is used in conjunction with the Tool Bar option above and will display the selected controls. (See Preferences Dialog, “Tool Bar” tab).
    SDK - The SDK has been enhanced to specific settings that are available to the Quick Editor and tool bar. For details see the updated SDK document: https://www.motivewave.com/support/sdk.htm

Version 6.3.0 - Nov 4, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Rithmic 10.16 - Updated to the latest Rithmic library. This update includes significant updates to the performance of loading historical tick data.
    Order Heatmap - This new study replaces the existing DOM History study. This has the following changes:
      Gradient Color Control - a single color control that allows you to select multiple colors to use as a gradient for categorizing the relative totals of orders in the DOM at each price.
      Contrast - This option allows you to hide levels that have totals below a specific percentage of the highest value.
      Opacity - Changes the opacity of all the bands.
      Lines - optionally displays divider lines between the banks.
    Big Trades - Added an “Auto Circle” option to adjust the size of the circle based on the trade size. Larger trades will appear with a larger circle.
    Millisecond Bars - Bar sizes can now be specified in milliseconds (min 20 ms).
    Auto Move Bar - If enabled, this option will automatically create the next bar when the time has elapsed (instead of waiting for the next bar). This is especially useful for Millisecond bars (see above) to show a continuously moving chart (See Preferences Dialog, Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu bar. Click on “Chart” then on “Options”).
    Line Chart Label - Allows you to change the label displayed to the right of a line chart. Options are: None, Price and Symbol. This is available from the Chart Settings dialog (right click on the chart and choose “Chart Settings”).
    Trade Report - Generates a report (similar to the report in the Optimizer) for an account. This option also works for replay mode. A Trade Report tab can be added by clicking on the ‘+’ button to the right of a chart tab.
    Zytrade - Added a new broker connection for Zytrade (Futures and Future options, connects via Rithmic).
    Java/JavaFX 15 - Updated to the latest Java and JavaFX 15.0.1.
    Cloud Levels Study - Display price levels that can be loaded from a local file or from a website. Supported formats include BookMap and IRT CSV files.
    Price Bar Types - Square line charts have been added. These are similar to the line charts, but only draws horizontal and vertical lines (no diagonals):
      Square Line.
      Square Line (Shaded).
      Square Line (Gradient).

Version 6.2.5 - Sep 25, 2020

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.2.4 - Sep 10, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Futures Roll Options - Added support for additional roll options and added defaults for major futures contracts:
      Days Before Start of Contract Month.
      Days Before Day of Week Before Contract Month.
      Days Before Day of Month Before Contract Month.
      Days Before 1st Business Day of Contract Month.
      Days After Start of Contract Month.
      Days Before Day of Week.
      Days Before Day of Month.
      Days Before End of Contract Month.
      Days Before Last Business Day of Contract Month.
    Active Contract - Added the ability to show the active contract for a Continuous Future in the Quote Board and Buy/Sell Boxes. See Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu bar. Click on “Buy/Sell” tab).
    Trade Manager Strategy - Added the ability to specify Ticks or Pips when calculating offsets.

Version 6.2.3 - Aug 26, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Continuous Futures - Added support for custom continuous futures contracts that automatically roll based on volume or expiry date. Choose File -> New -> Continuous Future from the Console menu bar.
    Active Contract - The active contract for a continuous future (see feature above) can be displayed in two locations:
      Chart Label - A new chart label has been created for this. See Chart Settings -> Labels tab.
      Watch List - a new Column “Active Contract” has been added to the Watch List/Quote Sheets.

Version 6.2.2 - Aug 14, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Kraken - Added support for Kraken crypto exchange.
    Coinbase Pro - Added support for Coinbase Pro exchange.
    Binance - Added support for Cross Margin Accounts.
    JavaFX 14.0.2.1 - Updated to the latest JavaFX version.
    Questrade - Removed support for Questrade.
    Rithmic - The following enhancements were added to the Rithmic connector:
      Added the following environments:
        Rithmic 04 Colo.
        Rithmic 04 Aurora.
        Speedup.
      Exchange Order ID - Added aggressor and resting exchange order ids to the live tick data.
    Time & Sales Panel - Added option to “Aggregate by Order” (using new Rithmic feature above). If enabled time & sales entries will be combined if the aggressor exchange Order Ids and price match. This applies to consecutive trades only.
    Big Trades - Added “Aggregate by Order” option (see above).
    OHLC Study - Added support for specifying seconds for the opening range.

Version 6.2.1 - Jul 22, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Binance - Added support for Binance crypto exchange.
    Quote Board - This is a new view for a Watch List/Quote Sheet (in addition to table and Buy/Sell boxes). You can change a watch list to display a quote board by choosing “Quote Board” in the drop down in the watch list tool bar.
    Java 14.0.2 - Updated to the latest Java version.

Version 6.2.0 - Jul 6, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Community Edition - New Free Edition of MotiveWave.
    CryptoCompare - Added support the latest web socket API. Also added support for the Order Book (Level 2 data).

Version 6.1.17 - Jun 15, 2020

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.1.16 - May 28, 2020

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.1.15 - May 8, 2020

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.1.14 - Apr 24, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Performance Improvements - Added some additional performance tweaks.
    Order Flow Edition - The Trade Edition has been renamed to the Order Flow Edition. We also added the following features (previously only available in Professional and above):
      Volume Profile Component (see General Component tab).
      TPO Component (see General Component tab).
    Standard/Elliott Wave Lite Editions - Trading capability has been added to these editions, this includes the following:
      Live and Simulated Trading.
      Account/Orders/Positions/Trade History Panels.
      Trade Panel.
      Time and Sales Panel.
      Depth of Market - Note this is a basic DOM and does not include all of the features in the advanced DOM available in the Order Flow Edition and above.
      Order Book Panel.
    Show Roll Dates - Added options to show optional top and/or bottom markers for roll dates on the chart.
    Instrument Graph Study - Added an option fixed range.
    Java 14.01 - Updated to the latest Java version.
    Rithmic - Updated to the latest Rithmic API (10.10.1.0).

Version 6.1.13 - Mar 25, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Performance Improvements - Some significant changes have been made to improve the performance of MotiveWave with high volumes of live market data.
    Watch List - Added an option to replace a futures contract with the next contract. Right click on a futures contract in the Watch List/Quote Sheet and choose “Replace with Next Contract”.
    Roll Date Lines - For continuous contracts computed on the client side, lines can be displayed for the roll dates in the chart. See Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences, click on “Chart” then on “Time Axis”). The dates can be configured per chart from the Chart Preferences Dialog (double click on the chart, see “Display” tab).
    Trend Line - a different line style can be chosen for the extended parts of a trend line. See Properties dialog (double click on the trend line, “Format” tab).

Version 6.1.12 - Mar 20, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Chart Specific Data Settings - Continuous contract options can now be applied to a specific chart overriding instrument and global settings. See Chart Preferences Dialog -> “Data” tab.
    Export Pages - For floating layouts, specific stations can be chosen to be included in the export.
    Compute Change Using Settlement - A new option has been added to compute the daily change information using the settlement price instead of the previous close (futures only). This can be configured in the Preferences dialog (Configure -> Preferences see General tab).
    Rithmic - Added additional environments and also added an option on login to choose Aggregated vs Non-Aggregated data.
    Java 14 - Updated to Java 14.

Version 6.1.11 - May 6, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Google/Yahoo Connection - Updated the connector to reflect recent changes for loading historical data from Yahoo.
    Continuous Contracts - Added a new option to compute continuous contracts using the expiry date (instead of roll over on volume).

Version 6.1.10 - Mar 2, 2020

This update contains an important fix for BarChart historical data. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.1.9 - Feb 25, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    BarChart - Added support for Crypto Currencies.
    New Studies:
      McClellan Oscillator - compares moving averages on the difference between advancing and declining issues.
      McClellan Summation Index - Displays a rolling summation of the McClellan Oscillator.
      Seasonality - Calculates the average gain/loss (as a percentage) from the start of year or month. This study only works in daily bars.

Version 6.1.8 - Feb 11, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    BarChart Continuous Contracts - Optionally continuous data for futures contracts can be computed in MotiveWave (using the same logic as in CQG). This will allow you to choose the back adjust method. This feature can be enabled from the Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the console menu bar. See Historical Data -> General).

Version 6.1.7 - Jan 31, 2020

This update contains important fixes for issues introduced in 6.1.6.

Version 6.1.6 - Jan 29, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    BarChart - Updated to the latest BarChart streaming connector.
    Max Heap/JVM Options - added advanced options to the startup screen to adjust the Maximum Heap Size and additional JVM options. (Choose: Options -> Advanced from the startup splash screen).
    Windows - Removed MotiveWave (3GB) and MotiveWave (6GB) launch options. Larger heap sizes can be set above.
    Auto Update - The Auto Update feature has been changed in this version to download the MotiveWave installer and execute it after closing MotiveWave. This feature will also work on the Mac as well (instead of having to manually download and install).
    Linux - Support for Linux distributions (Debian Package Format):
      Ubuntu - 18.04, 19.10.
      Mint - 19.3.
      Kubuntu - 19.10.

Version 6.1.5 - Jan 20, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Snap to Grid - Floating dock stations can be snapped to the grid when dragging the mouse. This feature can be enabled/disabled in the Preferences dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the console menu bar. See General > Dock).
    Elliott Wave - The following enhancements have been added to the Elliott Wave features (see Preferences Dialog: Elliott Wave > General tab):
      Label Inset - optionally, spacing can be added between the wave label and the top/bottom of the price bar.
      Draw Lines From Last Bar - If enabled wave lines will be drawn from the last (latest) price bar instead for the entire wave.
    Java Runtime - Updated Java runtime to 13.0.2.
    Mac Install - Switch from a .dmg to a .pkg for the Mac installer.
    Memory Gauge - A gauge has been added to the right side of the status bar (Console and Desktops) that displays the current memory usage of the application.
    IQFeed Filter NTRF - Added an option to filter trades from the NTRF exchange for stocks. See Preferences Dialog > General Panel.

Version 6.1.4 - Jan 9, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    CQG - The following changes have been done for CQG:
      Latest Protocol - Updated to the latest CQG Continuum Protocol.
      Balances - Balances are now available in the Balances panel (click on the ‘+’ button next to a dock tab and choose “Balances”).
    Global Data Feeds - Updated the port number for the data server.

Version 6.1.3 - Jan 6, 2020

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Bitstamp - Added support for Crypto Broker Bitstamp: https://www.bitstamp.net
    Order Book - Added an Order Book option. This is similar to a DOM, but displays the Bid and Ask orders in separate tables (horizontally instead of vertically in a DOM).
    BarChart - Added “Use Continuous Data” option (See Instrument Dialog -> Advanced Tab). This option is on by default for all new instruments and will display continuous historical data for futures.

Version 6.1.2 - Dec 27, 2019

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.1.1 - Dec 23, 2019

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.1.0 - Dec 20, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Untitled Analyses - By default, MotiveWave will open a new Untitled Analysis when a chart is opened. The contents of this analysis is local to the chart and is not synched between other charts. An untitled analysis can be saved as a regular analysis by clicking the Save As button. For details on analyses in MotiveWave see: https://docs.motivewave.com/guides/user-guide/analyses-guide
    New Studies - The following studies have been added in this update:
      Bressert DSS.
      RMO (Rahul Mohinder Oscillator).
      MA Ribbon.
    Export/Import Pages - This feature allows you to export specific pages from the Console or Desktops. These pages can be imported to another instance of MotiveWave using the Import Page option (See File -> Import/Export Pages from the top menu bar). Pages can also be setup to export on a schedule. See Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu bar. Click on “General” then “Backup” then “Auto Export Pages”).
    Floating Grid Background - This option (on by default) shows a grid background on Floating layouts. Configuration options can be found in the Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu bar. Click on “General” the on “Dock”).

Version 6.0.8 - Dec 5, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Labelled Line - This new component draws a horizontal line with a customizable label attached to it. This component can be found in the “General” stencil (see Components Panel).
    Visibility Options - You can now add multiple visibility options to a component, study or wave/time ratio. An object is visible when one of the visibility conditions is met.
    Alert Conditions - Multiple alert conditions are now allowed when creating/modifying an alert.
    Indicator “Draw on Top” - Added an option to draw an indicator on top of the other indicators. This is on by default for Bid, Ask and Last price. This feature is also available for study indicators (see advanced properties).

Version 6.0.7 - Nov 25, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    NT Renko Bars - This specialized version of Renko bars starts the next bar at the midpoint of the previous bar (instead of at the top/bottom of the previous bar). This bar type was developed by Newbie-Trader: https://www.newbie-trader.com/
    Elliott Wave Preferences - The following options have been added the Elliott Waves. See Preferences dialog “Elliott Wave” tab and the Component Properties dialog (double click on the wave):
      Show Origin - If unchecked, the origin point will not be shown (even if it is the top-level wave)
      No Future Points - If checked, none of the future points will be displayed. This is in contrast to the Show Future Points being unchecked where only the first future point is displayed.
    Commentary Components - The text for comments can now be modified in the component properties dialogs (right click and choose “Properties” from the comment). Additionally, changing this text as part of a custom component/tool will change the default text when the component is created.

Version 6.0.6 - Nov 22, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Save As Image Name - A new chart option “Use Last Image Name” (default off) has been added to the Chart Options panel (Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu bar, Chart -> Options). If this option is enabled the last Save As Image file name will be used the next time you save the chart as an image (instead of generating the file name with the latest timestamp).
    Data Export - Historical data can now be exported automatically and arranged in groups. For details, see the Preferences Dialog (Configure -> Preferences from the Console menu) Click on “Historical Data” then on “Data Export”. For details see: https://docs.motivewave.com/guides/user-guide/data-export-groups

Version 6.0.5 - Nov 15, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:

Version 6.0.4 - Oct 30, 2019

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.0.3 - Oct 28, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    TDA Login - The login procedure has been changed to use a browser-based login.
    DOM Bid Ask Scaling - Three additional options have been added for scaling the histogram for the bid/ask columns:
      Fixed Max Size - Sets the maximum size for the bid/ask columns to a fixed value.
      Max Scale Size - Sets an upper limit on the max bid/ask sizes. Use this to lessen the effects of unusually large bid/ask values.
      Scale Visible Rows Only - If enabled the scaling will be based on the max values for the visible rows only (instead of all DOM rows).
    DOM Bid/Ask Column - Added an additional column that combines the bid/ask sizes into a single column.
    DOM Orders Column - Added the following enhancements to the DOM Order Column:
      Auto Hide Cancel - The cancel button is only shown when the cursor hovers above the order.
      Context Menu - The context menu (right click) shows pre-set quantities for quickly modifying the order quantity.

Version 6.0.2 - Oct 21, 2019

This version of MotiveWave contains numerous bug fixes and the following features:
    Java 13 - Updated to the latest Java VM. This will require a full install on Windows (ie: download the latest installer from our website and run it on your local machine).

Version 6.0.1 - Oct 16, 2019

This is a bug fix only release. No new features are included in this update.

Version 6.0.0 - Oct 7, 2019

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