Chart(s) or Chartbook not opening as expected

An error occurs similar to:

"Unable to locate symbol" or "Download failed"

Data feed differences

Entering tickers in Sierra Chart using an independent data feed, like the one you sign up with from the Sierra site, may differ from Infinity users who have Sierra.

For example, for futures contracts, the year is represented differently.

Infinity users should use ESU0 as the ticker

Independent data users would use ESU20

ES is the underlying

Letter U represents the month of September

0 and 20 represent the year, respectively.

See link below for contract months.

Translate all symbols

Go to:

Edit > Translate Symbols To Current Service

Alternatively:

Go to:

Chart > chart settings

Find the Symbol field.

Click Apply and OK

It may take a few moments to update.

Sierra Charts - Download and Open an account

https://intercom.help/simpler-trading/en/articles/4234362

Sierra Charts - Loading a chart:

https://intercom.help/simpler-trading/en/articles/4234560

Sierra Charts - Change Version

https://intercom.help/simpler-trading/en/articles/5743314

Tradestation - Futures contract tickers

https://intercom.help/simpler-trading/en/articles/3660760

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