March 14, 2012
 
Sterling Trader Releases Version 7.0.8

 

 

NEW FEATURES:

  • Futures OE –
    • Brazilian Rollover Futures contracts are now handled.
  • Solicited order attribute –
    • Solicited checkbox added to Level I.
    • Solicited checkbox added to Trade Maintenance.
    • Solicited checkbox added to the Add Allocation dialog.
    • Solicited checkbox added to the Add Allocation Template Entry dialog.
    • Sol column added to Trading Monitor.
  • Trade Maintenance –
    • Certain fields are no longer disabled when invoked from Pro and Elite.  Now behaves identical to when invoked from Manager.
  • Stock Watch –
    • In the Alerts column, the No Imbalance and Trading Resumed icons have been changed from yellow to green.
    • Fin Vol column added.  Displays the financial volume (cumulative value) of the stock.
  • DDE –
    • Changes made to better work on Windows 7 (English or non-English) machines.  In addition to upgrading to this version, the user needs to disable UAC (User Account Control) and reboot their machine, either before or after installing Sterling.
    • Bovespa auction quotes logic added.
  • RTD –
    • Now handles locales that do not use commas as the list separator (Portuguese, for example).
    • Bovespa auction quotes logic added.
  • Chart –
    • Filtering out of additional Bovespa auction quotes implemented.
  • ActiveX –
    • Bovespa auction quotes logic added.
    • CancelAllOrders(structSTICancelAll *pStruct) function added to STIOrderMaint.
      • structSTICancelAll has the following members:

      BSTR bstrInstrument
      BSTR bstrSymbol
      BSTR bstrAccount

      • Leave bstrSymbol blank to specify all symbols.
      • Leave bstrAccount blank to specify all accounts.
  • News –
    • The Services listbox has been removed.
    • Enable service filter setting added.
    • Services dialog added.  The user can set up a list of services to either show or hide.
      • Not case sensitive.
      • User can append an asterisk at the end of a service name to serve as a wildcard.
  • Buying Power dialog –
    • Now shows up in the Windows taskbar.
  • Miscellaneous –
    • Assorted Portuguese translation corrections added.
    • Futures quote deregistration cleaned up.
    • Bovespa auction price processing has been updated.
      • In Stock Watch, Level I OE, and Level II OE, the auction price will be displayed (with an asterisk appended) in place of the Level I last, bid, and ask prices.
      • The actual Level I last, bid, and ask prices (not the auction price) will still be used for calculations regarding risk control, P/L, etc.

 

BUG FIXES:

  • Level II OE –
    • Was not capturing the Brazilian auction theoretical prices on the quote snaps.  Fixed.
    • Theoretical prices for the Brazilian auction period entries were not being displayed.  Fixed.
  • Futures OE –
    • Was not updating the Currency field when changing symbols.  Fixed.
    • No longer sorts the initial Brazilian book values by price.
    • Hotkeys would not work if Symbol was set to ‘Current’.  Fixed.
    • Contracts that expire more than 10 years from now were not being sorted correctly in the Symbol dropdown.  Fixed.
  • Position Summary -
    • Adjusting/creating Locates (right-click menu) would cause the application to crash.  Fixed.
  • Stock Watch –
    • The Alert Legend dialog was not matching the icons and descriptions correctly.  Fixed.
    • The icons in the Alerts column would sometimes draw over other columns.  Fixed.
  • News –
    • The Bovespa service filter was not working properly.  Fixed.
  • Exchange Alerts –
    • The time filters were not working correctly.  Fixed.
  • DDE –
    • Values that are only in the initial quote reply (such as Close Price) would not be displayed if a default Country Code was set up in the front end (as in the Portuguese installs).  Fixed.
    • Positions involving symbols with country codes were not updating correctly.  Fixed
    • Positions involving account names that were substrings of other account names were not updating correctly.  Fixed.
    • The ‘Add New Positions’ setting would sometimes add a duplicate entry when updating an existing position.  Fixed.
    • Memory corruption bugs introduced in 7.0.7.2 fixed.
  • RTD –
    • Symbols with numbers in them were not working properly.  Fixed
  • Chart –
    • Was not filtering out Brazilian auction theoretical price quotes.  Fixed.
  • ActiveX –
    • STIAcctMaint::MaintainAccount() was accidently clearing out the values of some of the newer account fields.  Fixed.
  • Miscellaneous –
    • Assorted Portuguese translation fixes.
    • In Pro, Buying Power was duplicated under the Utilities menu.  Fixed.
    • Assorted Portuguese translation errors fixed.
    • Account Threshold ‘No Quote Available’ rejects would be triggered when attempting to change an Options order even when the quote was being watched in another window.  Fixed.
    • The account’s Options ‘Per order share limit’ would stop orders from older front-ends (pre-7.0.6) even though the setting was disabled.  Fixed.  (Note:  Accounts that are experiencing this problem need to re-save the Account settings with this version of Manager (7.0.6.2) or later.)