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[User Discussion] - no trade activity in log ( automated)

[2013-10-13 22:12:38]
shane a mcdonald - Posts: 18 | Ending Date: 2013-10-25 [Expired]
On a basic spreadsheet automated system, the signals show on the chart, but there are no trades in activity log.
Also, I have the "use attached orders " box checked, but I dont think the targets and stops are firing either.

I must be missing something simple.
I am coming over from Multicharts and adjusting.


[2013-10-13 22:48:04]
shane a mcdonald - Posts: 18 | Ending Date: 2013-10-25 [Expired]
this msg is from the log

Auto-Trading: Replay 1.0X: GCZ13 14-8-1 renko #1 | DefaultSpreadsheetStudy | BuyEntry signal is ignored because a Long position exists or working order quantities indicate a potential Long position, and Multiple Entries in Same Direction is not enabled. Position quantity: 1. Position with working orders quantity: 0 | Bar Start Time: 2013-09-12 03:02:00 | 2013-10-13 18:01:16

[2013-10-14 02:04:38]
shane a mcdonald - Posts: 18 | Ending Date: 2013-10-25 [Expired]
even when I load a trading example from the sierra chart custom studies, the same thing happens.
There are up and down arrows, but no trade activity after running backtest

on the sample reversal study, this msg comes up in the trade service log

Auto-Trading: Replay 1.0X: CLX13 0.13 rng #3 | Trading Example Using Reversals | SellEntry reversal order processed. Quantity: 2 | Bar Start Time: 2013-10-11 12:22:00 | 2013-10-13 21:59:45

Date Time Of Last Edit: 2013-10-14 02:06:45
[2013-10-14 18:15:45]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 82901 | Ending Date: 2020-06-09
You need to enable Trade >> Show Order Fills to see the order fills on the chart.

That message indicates a successful reversal order.

This page should be helpful for automated trading:
Sierra Chart Support - Engineering Level

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