Placing orders close to Stop Limit

Message
Author
Kenswood
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:06 am

Placing orders close to Stop Limit

#1 Postby Kenswood » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:35 am

Hi, I bought FT to practice strategies. Now I find that on the drop down menu when placing my order to buy or sell the drop down give me options 0-100 but anything under 70 pips after clicking on the green arrow to automate it tells me when I try to place the order "Stop loss is too close to the price. It has to be at least 30 points away. Now if you are practising a scalping strategy this makes things impractical. Is there a place in FT3 where I can change this limitation?

FX Helper
Posts: 1193
Joined: Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:55 am

Re: Placing orders close to Stop Limit

#2 Postby FX Helper » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:35 am

Hello,

To fix this issue please open Data Center window, select a necessary pair, click “Change properties” button and decrease the value in “Min distance to price, points:” field.
For example, please set 1 in this field.

After that, click “Ok” button, close Data Center window, create a new project and start a new test.

In this case you will be able to place pending orders and set SL/TP levels closer to a current market price.

Please let us know if you have any more questions about our software or need any help with using it.


Return to “Strategies backtesting”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest