Using EntryPrice() as a sell condition

Enoch_Bets

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I am trying to use EntryPrice() to let me know when to sell in my backtest strategy. Originally I just had a condition in my sell condition that read:

def exittrade = My other condition or close < EntryPrice()

This didn't work at all and had no effect. I was looking into solutions and came across one that said you should set the value of EntryPrice() as Double.NaN when not in a trade and only set a value for it while in a trade. This sounds good but I couldn't get the code to work.

def Entry = if isNaN(EntryPrice()) then Entry[1] else EntryPrice();

Although this doesn't throw an error it fails to change anything in my strategy so it is still not working.

Also Ideally I would like to be able to get the low from the day I bought. I figured that wasn't possible as was just trying to get the price I bought at, but if anyone knows how to get the low for the day bought that would be ideal.
 
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@Enoch_Bets EntryPrice() returns Double.NaN when there is no active trade...

be aware that EntryPrice() only works for backtesting and cannot be used in a Conditional Order, unfortunately...
 
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