Create packages

TradersYard X lets you create packages that you can then distribute (export and import) to another computer. These packages can contain your own:
  • conditions
  • indicators
  • strategies
  • chart templates
  • workspaces etc.
This functionality enables you to share your customized components with clients, friends, and colleagues by sending packages via email. These can also easily be imported or installed on other computers. In the future, we plan to provide a service for our customers wishing to share their self-developed packages with the community, either free of charge or on a commercial basis via our website, which should be opened sometime during the next year.

How to create a package

  1. 1.
    Select Tools -> Packages and then Create package from the main menu.
  2. 2.
    This will bring up a tab where you can check the Export Logs checkbox and set a date range for information to be compiled.
  3. 3.
    Click the Create button to save this package.

Create packages - setup

Clicking on Tools / Packages / Create packages opens up the context menu window. The first tab contains general information about the package.
Name of the package Version number can be assigned by the user and must conform to a predetermined format e.g. Update URL if the user plans further updates for the package Documentation URL if the user provides documentation Support email if the user provides support Description of the package Make license validation available If the checkbox has been activated, the user has the possibility to assign a license key to protect his or her product from piracy.

Choosing the package content

After the general information of the package has been defined, the content of the package can be selected. With a click in the checkbox next to the element, this element can be added to the package. Indicators, strategies, conditions, self-programmed conditions, alert handlers, entry, stop, and targets, workspaces, templates, and hotkeys are available for selection.

Settings from the Preferences

The tab TE_Config.xml contains all the settings of the Preferences. These settings can also be made available for other users too.

Further export settings

Alongside the contents listed above, there is also the option to add your own instrument data to the package by selecting the checkbox "Export instrument data". The two other checkboxes are for the general TradersYard X support service. This data is requested to understand a problem the user might have; however, these have no practical function in creating the trader packages themselves.