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Date/Time: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:51:45 +0000



[User Discussion] - 2 Market-Entries, at same Value/Price, how to Flatten only 1 ?

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[2013-04-12 01:31:02]
Rainer - Posts: 91
When you have two separate active (ie. Long) Bracket-Orders in the market, at the same Entry Price/Value, the Trade-Fill Line quantity shown on the chart shows +2, how do we Flatten just one of those Entries? (note: as these two Entry-Fills overlap each other, the two Order-Entries consolidate into one block showing +2, instead of two-blocks showing each Order-Fill-Entry separate) perhaps my previous Order-Display suggestion post could be the solution [http://www.sierrachart.com/SupportBoard.php?ThreadID=364]?
So and for now, how do we just Flatten one Entry?
Date Time Of Last Edit: 2013-04-15 21:38:46
[2013-04-15 21:39:13]
Rainer - Posts: 91
May I please have a response to the above, as it can affect my LIVE trades?
[2013-04-15 22:52:46]
M5amhan - Posts: 468
flatten only works for flattening the entire position.. you will have to just sell one of the orders and cancel the brackets
[2013-04-16 00:22:43]
Rainer - Posts: 91
The point is, my position is two Orders (10:25 Buy Long @2915 [market moves a little shorter and bounces back], 10:35 [get another buy signal] Buy Long @2915); now I have two separate bracket-orders but SC only lets me Flatten both (since these are now compiled at same value/price). If I had waited until market moved to 2916, I would have two separate bracket-orders and SC would allow me to Flatten either. Surely this is a programming 'glitch' and could be handled/displayed differently. While I understand your answer/reply, when you day trade many trades a single day (based off a 1-minute chart), time is against you and you rely on the system for total simplicity of order-management. Can you please address this 'glitch' or provide a alternative solution?
[2013-04-16 08:08:00]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 56250
It sounds like you are interested in the Scaling In and Scaling Out functionality:
http://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=doc/doc_AttachedOrders.html#ScalingOut
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[2013-04-16 10:39:37]
Rainer - Posts: 91
I should amend my above post and summarize with the following: (as I just realized SC amalgamates 'all' consecutive [in same direction] orders (lots) to the same position) ...
What I am looking for is a functionality (also found in most other mayor Trading-Platforms) giving you the ability to Flatten All or Any of your (in the same direction) current multiple open positions. ... (just like when you have multiple Stops (at the same value) and you right-click giving you the choice which to cancel; so should you have the choice when right-clicking Order-Entry (Trade-Fill Line) which one you want to Flatten or Flatten All.

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