Rajandran R Telecom Engineer turned Full-time Derivative Trader. Mostly Trading Nifty, Banknifty, USDINR and High Liquid Stock Derivatives. Trading the Markets Since 2006 onwards. Using Market Profile and Orderflow for more than a decade. Designed and published 100+ open source trading systems on various trading tools. Strongly believe that market understanding and robust trading frameworks are the key to the trading success. Writing about Markets, Trading System Design, Market Sentiment, Trading Softwares & Trading Nuances since 2007 onwards. Author of Marketcalls.in and Co-Creator of Algomojo (Algorithmic Trading Platform for DIY Traders)

How to delete Amibroker Data without Deleting Symbols

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So this time you got messed up with the Amibroker database? and want to delete the data not the symbols? Then here is a simple hack for you to remove the complete data from your messed about database.

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Steps to Follow
1)Open Amibroker
2)Now to File Menu->Database Settings and select Disable option in the local data storage
3)Now Close and reopen amibroker. You will find that all your data got dropped and only your symbol remains

Delete the dataz

4)Now if you are having realtime data subscription then do a simple scan for all symbols which will backfill all the symbols. (Make sure you have the enough symbol limit rights to backfill).

5)Now once again to goto File Menu->Database Settings and select Enable option in the local data storage and this will ensure that all your data got stored. Probably now your database is error free.

Note : This works only with licensed amibroker version. If you are using amibroker trial version then you might not have the rights to store the database for offline use.

Rajandran R Telecom Engineer turned Full-time Derivative Trader. Mostly Trading Nifty, Banknifty, USDINR and High Liquid Stock Derivatives. Trading the Markets Since 2006 onwards. Using Market Profile and Orderflow for more than a decade. Designed and published 100+ open source trading systems on various trading tools. Strongly believe that market understanding and robust trading frameworks are the key to the trading success. Writing about Markets, Trading System Design, Market Sentiment, Trading Softwares & Trading Nuances since 2007 onwards. Author of Marketcalls.in and Co-Creator of Algomojo (Algorithmic Trading Platform for DIY Traders)

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One Reply to “How to delete Amibroker Data without Deleting Symbols”

  1. Many thanks for the hack. This way i can keep my trendlines, texts, all the studies drawn in my charts.

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