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Flatten All Positions

Does anyone know the syntax for flatten all positions at a particular time? Can't find it in the help. Thanks.

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Does anyone know the syntax for flatten all positions at a particular time? Can't find it in the help. Thanks.

There are two ways:

1) Close At Time is a strategy that will automatically close your position at a user defined time. A position will be closed using the NinjaTrader close algorithm. The user defined close time can be set via the "Time to flatten" property located in the Misc tab. You can enable or disable this strategy via any NinjaTrader order entry screen's right mouse click context menu.

2) You build a strategy with the following commands:

if (ToTime(Time[0]) > Starttime)
{
ExitTypeofEntry(""
); 
}


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An example

This will close your positions at 4:00pm

 
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if (ToTime(Time[0]) >= 160000)

{
   if (
Position.MarketPosition == MarketPosition.Long)
      
ExitLong();
   else if (
Position.MarketPosition == MarketPosition.Short)
      
ExitShort();


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while completely unsupported by the nt folks, you can try calling

 
Code
NinjaTrader.Gui.SuperDom.SuperDom.FlattenEverything()
at your desired Time[x].

Beware though it's not limited to a specific symbol or account

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while completely unsupported by the nt folks, you can try calling

 
Code
NinjaTrader.Gui.SuperDom.SuperDom.FlattenEverything()
at your desired Time[x].

Beware though it's not limited to a specific symbol or account

Correct, this is not supported and it's internal implementation can change at any time. That being said, this method will do the following as of this post:

- Cycle through each open connection
- Cycle through each account within the connection
- Terminate any running strategies on the account
- Cancel any active orders on the account
- Close any open position on the account

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In my experience FlattenEverything works great.

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In my experience FlattenEverything works great.

Is possible to call
NinjaTrader.Gui.SuperDom.SuperDom.FlattenEverything();
without strategy termination?

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To the best of my knowledge, FlattenEverything() will stop the strategy. I only use it for error conditions.

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