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How to enter with a stop order when using automated trading?

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[2013-09-23 08:42:09]
User96231 - Posts: 1
I believe placing a stop order on the trading service and let the order get filled when price reaches the pre-set price is faster than having SC send a market order to the trading service after the pre-set price is touched.
For example I want to place a long stop order one tick above previous bar's high when certain rules are met, how do I do this? Thanks!
[2013-09-23 13:09:32]
tomgilb - Posts: 3277
For a buy entry:
-set J71 to 'S'
-with a formula, set the price level in J22
-the formula in K3 is the trigger.
[2013-09-23 17:25:19]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 102918
You can you stop orders in a Spreadsheet. Refer to the documentation here:
http://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=doc/doc_SystemsAlerts.php#BuyEntryLimit
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