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How to set a dinamic stop loss based on percent

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Now I'm trying to use a trailing stop instead a stop loss. I am using this code:


else if (Position.MarketPosition == MarketPosition.Long && Median[0] == targetstep1)

{
SetTrailStop("", CalculationMode.Price, trailing1, false);
}


instead of:

{
SetStopLoss("", CalculationMode.Price, trailing1, false);
}


("targetstep1" is a determineted target price level and "trailin1" is an integer variable of a stop price)

It doesn't work... what's wrong with me?!


My assumption is that a trailing stop is not compatible with the stop loss already present in the strategy.

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@Astrogirl
Again refer to NT help guide and you will see that:


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Note: CalculationMode.Price is irrelevant for trail stops

Here is the direct link to this info:
NinjaTrader Version 7

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