If you cant measure it, you cannot improve it!
AdvancedTradeLog is a system that allows you to keep visual register of what you had in your chart when you take a trade decision. Basically it takes screenshots of your chart each time you open, modify or close a trade. But not just that, AdvancedTradeLog gives you the ability to record the reasons of why you take those decisions. All who had been trading some time knows that keep a track-record of what you decide and why on the market, is a powerful tool to improve your performance. As well all we know how hard is to acquire and keep this discipline to do it, even more if you trade short-time-frames.
AdvancedTradeLog (ATL) is equipped with a system that allows you to use "shortcuts" on the screen to add the most common reasons in your strategy to make a decision. You can modify this shortcuts to better fit with your strategy. Short-cuts can be things like "Break out", "Morning Star Reversal", "Bounce at fib. 61.8%", "Break Out Failure", "Fundamental pro dollar", etc. You can write them as you wish.
Besides ATL have a "texter" that allows you to add free text to your chart in a very simple way. ATL can change the colors of your chart to better be used with a printer, or uniform them in your log book. even if you use different colors in your live chart (with out disturbing your actual configuration).
You can use 4 pre-settled color combination for your screenshots.
The images will be stored in your disk, organized by account, symbol (pair). The images will be named with the order's ticket number, date and time. so you can easily relate them with your trade report (account statement).
AdvancedTradeLog also let's you to take "no ticket-related" screenshots, this will let you keep a record of "things" that you see on the chart but did not led you to take a trade decision and therefore analyze them latter to see the impact of those decisions.
To take a screen shot at the moment, just press Shift and then P on your keyboard. Even if you are not available when the trade closes or the pending order are executed, ATL have a timer to take the screenshot automatically after it's time expires. You can set the time this timer will give you to write your ideas on the chart before the screenshot be taken.
ATL have the option to disable the automatic screenshot when stops levels change, for those who use trailing stop loss. Also ATL lets you to cancel an screen shot or clean it's text.
ATLs will place automatically the basic information about the trade like Ticket, size, type, stop and take profit levels, open and close date-time, profit loss at time, etc.
While ATL do not place anything in your chart while is not about to take a screenshot, to let your work space clean.
Please watch the following tutorial demo video to see exactly how to use AdvacedTradeLog and how it works.
Added new option to show the amounts for each trade in percentages (Percentages indicator is required - https://www.mql5.com/en/market/product/8000).