This might be a simple question but I've not found a clear answer to this and hence, this thread. So I have a strategy and let's say stock X fits the conditions. I want to enter at market and set my profit targets, stop loss etc. So the strategy is semi-automated i.e. I decide when to enter. So I want the strategy to just keep track of profit targets and loss. So my condition to enter is simply "enter at market now". If I enable it on a two day 1 min chart, it thinks it entered yesterday on the first bar at market. So besides using a time and date input (and use today's date and some time in the future as time to enter), is there anything else I can do ?
You don't need the entry part in your strategy, you only need the exit part. Then you need to enable "Adopt the real-world position" under the strategy automation properties.
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One very important step is that you refresh the chart after a manual position change. Otherwise the strategy wouldn't be aware of the position change. As this can become annoying you can use a custom strategy called "ContinuousAdoptRealWorldPositionV1" that will make the manual refresh obsolete. You can find this together with instructions on how to set it up in the Tradestation forum.
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