Charting configuration

This page provides a summary of all the Charting blade configuration options.

Configuration files

The Charting Blade’s configuration can be found in the following files: charting.conf, fieldset.conf, and watchlist.conf.

Configuration items

This section lists the configuration items supported by the Charting Blade.

Requesting data

Option Default value Links Description

cache-subject-forever

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Link

A symbol to start caching data for at start up.

cache-container

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Link

The name of a container (or Reuters chain) which will be requested on startup.

cache-subject-temp

[no default]

Link

Temporarily add a symbol to the watchlist.

watchlist-filename

[no default]

Link

Name of file to write watchlist to.

Caching data

Option Default value Links Description

max-age

10

Link

Maximum amount of time (in days) to keep caching a user-requested symbol after it was last requested.

cache-directory

[current directory]

Link

Directory to be used to store the cached charting data files.

Filtering data

Option Default value Links Description

add-fieldset

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Link

Defines how a Transformer handles a set of instruments and which fields should be cached for that type.

Outputting data to Transformer

Option Default value Links Description

charts-prefix

/CHARTS

Link

Prefix for subjects that the Charting blade will provide data for.

Logging

Option Default value Links Description

log-level

INFO

Link

Determines the errors and events that are reported to the transformer.log log file when Caplin Transformer is operating.

log-file

charting.log

Link

Name of file to write debug messages to.

Opening hours and timezones

Option Default value Links Description

info-page

[no default]

Link

The name of the symbol carrying information to request at start up.

info-rerequest-time

[no default]

Link

Minutes after midnight local time at which to rerequest trading time information.

info-rerequest-days

[no default]

Link

Day at which to rerequest trading time information.

timeinfo-filename

[no default]

Link

Filename to write trading time information to.

timeinfo-shutdown-write

FALSE

Link

Boolean determining whether trading time information should be written to file on shutdown.

times-hashsize

1024

Link

Number of entries in the hashtable which holds trading times.

add-exchtime

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Link

Defines the opening time information for a specific exchange.

add-rictime

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Link

Defines the opening time information for a specific symbol.

add-roottime

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Link

Defines the opening time information for an exchange’s symbol root.

root-hashlen

2

Link

Number of characters to truncate root symbols to.

add-timezone

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Link

Identifies a time zone.