Join the 80,000 other DTN customers who enjoy the fastest, most reliable data available. There is no better value than DTN!

(Move your cursor to this area to pause scrolling)




"For anyone considering using DTN.IQ for a data feed, my experience with the quality of data and the tech support has been very positive." - Comment from Public Forum
"I cannot believe what a difference it makes trading with ProphetX!" - Comment from Bruce in Los Angeles
"If you are serious about your trading I would not rely on IB data for serious daytrading. Took me a while to justify the cost of IQ Feed and in the end, it's just a 2 point stop on ES. Better safe than sorry" - Comment from Public Forum
"I have to tell you though that using the IQFeed API is about the easiest and cleanest I have seen for some time." - Comment from Jim
"Its working FABULOUSLY for me!! Holy cow...there has been so much I've been missing lately, and with this feed and Linnsoft software...I'm in the game now." - Comment from Chris R.
"I use IQ Feed, Great stuff as far as data analysis information, storage and retrieval is concerned." - Comment from Public Forum
"I started a trial a few weeks back before the market went wild. DTN.IQ didn’t miss anything and beat my other provider. I decided to stay with you because of the great service through all the volatility." - Comment from Mike
"I've never had DTN go out on me since switching. ******* would go down a couple times every month when I was using them." - Comment from Bryce in AL.
"This is an excellent value, the system is generous (allowing for 500 stocks) and stable (and really is tick-by-tick), and the support is fantastic." - Comment from Shirin via Email
"After all the anxiety I had with my previous data provider it is a relief not to have to worry about data speed and integrity." - Comment from Eamonn
Home  Search  Register  Login  Recent Posts

Information on DTN's Industries:
DTN Oil & Gas | DTN Trading | DTN Agriculture | DTN Weather
Follow DTNMarkets on Twitter
DTN.IQ/IQFeed on Twitter
DTN News and Analysis on Twitter
»Forums Index »Product Support »DTN.IQ Client Software Support »IQFeed/Excel interface; how to get last month's HLOC ?
Author Topic: IQFeed/Excel interface; how to get last month's HLOC ? (7 messages, Page 1 of 1)

AMA
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 183
Joined: Aug 1, 2007


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 01:39 PM          Msg. 1 of 7
Hi - I currently use the IQFeed/Excel interface to stuff a spreadsheet. Works quite well.

A cell might have something like the following in it, which will display the last trading price for MSFT:

=IQLink|msft!last


Two questions, tho:

* Pls point me to the list of available parms to use with this; can't find it. This used to be on the website somewhere, but it's been several years since I last saw it(I think). Or, maybe it was buried in some doc on using this interface.

* I'm specifically interested in getting the previous day/week/month's High, Low, Open, Close values, so I can run 'em through some formulas. Any way to get this from the iQFeed interface, or do I -have- to use a 3rd party product like QCollector? I have a license for QC and know I can get this info there, but would rather not add an extra layer of software to the process, just to get some basic info.

DTN_Stephen
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 238
Joined: Aug 22, 2014


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 01:44 PM          Msg. 2 of 7
Thank you for your forum post.

Please review this link, you will find this very helpful. You can find both formulas and DDE Fields you are looking for.

https://help.dtniq.com/dde-link-overview/

Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist

DTN
800-779-7299
stephen.shockey@dtn.com

AMA
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 183
Joined: Aug 1, 2007


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 01:55 PM          Msg. 3 of 7
Thanks, that's the list.

Now, what about retrieving last month's HLOC info? No parms in the list, so am I outa luck or what? Doesn't appear to be a way to specify timeframe.

DTN_Stephen
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 238
Joined: Aug 22, 2014


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 02:03 PM          Msg. 4 of 7
Correct DDE does not quote historical data.

Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist

DTN
800-779-7299
stephen.shockey@dtn.com

AMA
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 183
Joined: Aug 1, 2007


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 03:07 PM          Msg. 5 of 7
Thanks.

DTN_Stephen
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 238
Joined: Aug 22, 2014


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 03:10 PM          Msg. 6 of 7
Please keep in mind Q Collector does not use our DDE interface; in this case you would be replacing a layer with Q Collector.

Stephen Shockey
Senior Customer Support Representative and Product Support Specialist

DTN
800-779-7299
stephen.shockey@dtn.com

AMA
-DTN Evangelist-
Posts: 183
Joined: Aug 1, 2007


Posted: Jan 20, 2020 03:30 PM          Msg. 7 of 7
Yup, I was aware of that. Have several alternatives for what I need and will be scoping them out over the next few weeks.
 

 

Time: Wed April 8, 2020 3:26 PM CFBB v1.2.0 16 ms.
© AderSoftware 2002-2003