Ninja Trader .txt file data import

Discussion in 'Data Sets and Feeds' started by allforex, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. allforex


    Just recently got the FREE edition of Ninja Trader

    and spent some time converting Yahoo! EOD data files to

    Ninja trader file format. Did so according to the online HELP,

    tried to import, but NT gives me an error, and log shows :

    "illegal timestamp on line 1".

    Tried every combination to get it to work, but no go, so I emailed

    support and asked them, and they keep referring me to the

    same online HELP section for importing data that I was reffering


    There's NO facility in that HELP section that explains how to do

    that. ( adding timestamps ).

    According to the online HELP, the DAY format is :



    ........ and that's it. No mention of time stamp, or an example,

    or how to add it in.

    Newbie with this file stuff, but I think I'm doing everything

    the format is asking for. Anybody get the import feature to

  2. NinjaTrader_Ray

    NinjaTrader_Ray ET Sponsor

    The problem is your Date format is incorrect.

    It should be: YYYYMMDD

    you have: 199954

    It should be:

    1999 = YYYY
    05 = MM
    04 = DD

    thus the correct format is: