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msg #122031
Ignore epsimpson
11/19/2014 3:42:32 PM


I would like to use variables in my exit setup. For example, if price crosses below the 6 day low at the time of buying. Is this possible?


30 posts
msg #122169
Ignore zeezeetop
12/7/2014 10:47:36 PM

Not sure what you are asking. Here's a three day scalper scan(similar to John Carter strategy in TOS):

Close 2 days ago < Close 3 days ago
Close 1 days ago < Close 2 days ago
Close < Close 1 days ago

3 posts
msg #122614
Ignore fetchitnow
1/26/2015 11:45:26 AM

esinpson, did you ever find out how to do this?

4,599 posts
msg #122618
Ignore Kevin_in_GA
1/26/2015 12:43:47 PM

I'm copying a post I just made on this topic:

This cannot currently be done. It has been requested numerous times but SF has no plans to implement anything like this (any variable that stores the value of another variable for a specific date).

StrataSearch has a function that does this - ValueWhen(). It will calculate the specific value you want for a given date, usually the date of signal generation, but it can look back beyond that as well.

110 posts
msg #122654
Ignore wantonellis
1/28/2015 12:30:51 PM

price crossed below DATE(ENTRY, low 6 day low)

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