Excluding after hours and pre market orders.


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how do i exclude after-hours or premarket session orders from triggering in a custom think script? I only want the orders to "trigger" intraday (open to close)

The strategy is simply premarket high long, moving average exit, and a custom stop.



input alertPeriodStart = 930;
input alertPeriodEnd = 1130;
input alertOnBreak = no;
input alertOnPullBack = no;
input numberOfDays = 2;
input numberOfYears = 0;

input price = close;
input length = 50;
input displace = 0;
input showBreakoutSignals = no;

plot SMA = Average(price[-displace], length);


def startCounter = SecondsFromTime(alertPeriodStart);
def endCounter = SecondsTillTime(alertPeriodEnd);

def alertPeriod = if startCounter >= 0 and endCounter >= 0 then 1 else 0;

def regularSessionHours = RegularTradingStart(GetYYYYMMDD()) <= GetTime();
def extendedSessionHours = RegularTradingStart(GetYYYYMMDD()) >= GetTime();

def extendedSessionStart = regularSessionHours[1] and extendedSessionHours;
def regularSessionStart = extendedSessionHours[1] and regularSessionHours;

def extendedSessionHigh = CompoundValue(1, if extendedSessionStart then high else if extendedSessionHours then Max(high, extendedSessionHigh[1]) else extendedSessionHigh[1], high);

def extendedSessionLow = CompoundValue(1, if extendedSessionStart then low else if extendedSessionHours then Min(low, extendedSessionLow[1]) else extendedSessionLow[1], low);

def regularSessionHigh = CompoundValue(1, if regularSessionStart then high else if regularSessionHours then Max(high, regularSessionHigh[1]) else regularSessionHigh[1], 0);

def regularSessionLow = CompoundValue(1, if regularSessionStart then low else if regularSessionHours then Min(low, regularSessionLow[1]) else regularSessionLow[1], 0);

AddOrder(OrderType.BUY_TO_OPEN, close crosses extendedSessionHigh and sma, tickcolor = GetColor(0), arrowcolor = GetColor(0), name = "entry");
AddOrder(OrderType.SELL_TO_CLOSE, price crosses below sma, tickcolor = GetColor(1), arrowcolor = GetColor(1), name = "exit");
AddOrder(OrderType.SELL_TO_CLOSE, price < extendedSessionLow and sma, tickcolor = GetColor(2), arrowcolor = GetColor(1), name = "Stop");

#---------- Plot the overnight high/low during regular market hours
plot overnightHigh = extendedSessionHigh;
plot overnightLow = extendedSessionLow;

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