Nickless - R.01 - 07/10/2007 CONFIGURING ACCESS MetaStock ® Pro 9.0 DDE LINK TO THE ADFVN 1) Configure the AIM Metastock ® PRO and Metaserver to access the information through the "link" of the DDE ADFVN so intraday data assets that can be presented graphically in real time by Metastock. 2) REQUIREMENTS To access the DDE link ADFVN are required: a) be Premium user and subscriber service ADVFN DDE fromADVFN. Details on the ADVFN DDE service can be obtained in http://br.advfn.com/p.php?pid=fbb_thread&id=426932&bb_id=11 Technical details on the ADVFN DDE can be obtained in http://br.advfn. com/Help/dde-brasil-2044.html b) install on yourcomputer the following software: Dde_Br.exe: Provided free by ADFVN (download site). Metaserver RT 2.0 (or later): It is the software that will interface between the ADVFN DDE and Metastock ®. It is marketed by RT SOFT (http://www.traderssoft.com/ts/msrt/). The latest version is 3.2. There is a demo of version 3.2 on thesite of RT SOFT, but that only allows data reception TWO assets. Note: Before installing the RT Metaserver 2.0 you must uninstall any existing software to access online services via DDE, the information providers of stock market. Metastock® Pro (versions 6, 7, 8 or 9): It is important that the version that enables access real time. This guide was prepared with the Metastock ® PRO 9.0 (eSignal). 3) CONFIGURATION The configuration of the software should be done in the following order: a) Creation by Downloader of Metastock ®, the archives of assets whose intraday data if you wish to obtain access through the DDE. Set a folder on your computer to store data assets. Let us assume that the path is: C: \ ADVFN \ Intraday1 / 15Nickless - R.01 - 07/10/2007 Run the Downloader. Access Menu: File> New> Security. The following window will appear:In the Folder field to be inserted by clicking Browse and navigating through thedirectories, the path that was chosen to hold the intraday data assets. This example is: C: \ ADVFN \ Intraday. In the Name field enter the name (eg Ibovespa or IBOV, or Bovespa Index, etc ...) in assets that you want. In the Symbol fieldput code used by ADVFN for the selected active. In the example above, the code is Ibovespa IBOV. In this field you can not be creative, you must use the same code used by ADVFN. Otherwise will not work. Periodicity in the field to select, by clicking the arrow, the frequency desired for the active, in the case Intraday. The other options are Daily, Weekly, or Monthly, which is beside the point. Units in the field by clicking on the arrow, select Decimal. Opening in select Optional Fields Open Interest and Prices. At selected intervals, by clicking the arrow, the update interval graphs, where 10 Minute. Other options are 1, 5, 6, 15,20, 30 or 60 minutes. After creating the file, this option can not be changed.To change it you need to create another file. Start time select, clicking on thearrows, the start time to capture the data in our case 10:00 (am). End on timeto select, by clicking on the arrows, the end time of the capture of data, in our case 17:00 (am). The window will be filled as follows:2 / 15Nickless - R.01 - 07/10/2007After conferring, being all right just click OK, that will be created in the chosen directory (where C: \ ADVFN \ Intraday) file in the format of Metastock to receive the intraday data for the active (IBOV) selected. In the case of active PETR4, the window would be filled, for example:Repeat these steps above for all assets that you wish to obtain intraday data byDDE link from ADVFN. I suggest creating a file for the Dow Jones Industrial, whose code is at ADVFN INDU. In the case of assets and indices for the Scholarships for New York, where it is active in creating the Downloader, 10:30 put on "Start Time" in the "New Security". No more assets to be created, close the downloader.