Data (D):/UA insists to write to C:/Files

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Chelonia
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Data (D):/UA insists to write to C:/Files

Post by Chelonia » Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:03 am

Hi,

Not sure if I should post this in Data or support (elapsed I guess), but here goes.

TB Builder II 5.02 x64 Version 5.0.2.4.

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I reinstalled UA from my C to my D drive, and uninstalled/deleted everything UA from C

UA installed on my D drive, TB is pointing to UA on D only (see pic). (For some reason I can´t attach a picture)

When I run CSI it automatically creates a Files folder in C again with TBloxfutures and TBloxforex subfolders, and does not update anything in D. There is not even a Files folder within the D installation.

I cut and pasted the Files folder from C to D which runs TB with the latest data. The next CSI run then will create again the Files folder on C? If I point TB to C/UA all good but when trying to synchronize a symbol in the futures dictionary it can´t find UA. When I change the path back in TB to D:/Files/TBloxfutures.... it still can´t find UA?

Any idea why UA insists on creating/writing to C? Much appreciated

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Re: Data (D):/UA insists to write to C:/Files

Post by Chelonia » Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:06 am

When trying to add a picture I get: HTTP Error

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Re: Data (D):/UA insists to write to C:/Files

Post by Roger Rines » Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:43 pm

The location of where Unfair Advantage (US) is located doesn't make much of a difference as to where the updated data for Trading Blox gets saved.

In each portfolio of UA, the way that portfolio was created determines where the downloaded and processed updates are stored:
UA Portfolio Creation Dialog.png
UA Portfolio File Dialog
Where to store your TB accessible data is entirely your decision. My data is stored in a location that is used by all of my TB installed versions:
Data Access Locations for all TB installations.png
Data Access Paths for all TB Installations
Once you've installed where UA will base its data and update its various databases, you will need to change the path in the portfolios that were created when you had UA installed on you "C" drive.

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Re: Data (D):/UA insists to write to C:/Files

Post by Chelonia » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:36 pm

Thanks a lot Roger, I was going through everything with my son for about an hour, reinstalled CSI, TB and what not, when I quickly checked for a reply on the forum :-)

Your a life saver, thanks man!

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