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Average True Range Trailing Stops Strategy

Average True Range Trailing Stops Strategy, by Sylvain Vervoort
The related article is copyrighted material from Stocks & Commodities Jun 2009
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//  Copyright by HPotter v1.0 16/09/2014
// Average True Range Trailing Stops Strategy, by Sylvain Vervoort 
// The related article is copyrighted material from Stocks & Commodities Jun 2009 
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study(title="Average True Range Trailing Stops Strategy, by Sylvain Vervoort", overlay = true)
nATRPeriod = input(5)
nATRMultip = input(3.5)
xATR = atr(nATRPeriod)
nLoss = nATRMultip * xATR
xATRTrailingStop = iff(close > nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0) and close[1] > nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0), max(nz(xATRTrailingStop[1]), close - nLoss),
                    iff(close < nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0) and close[1] < nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0), min(nz(xATRTrailingStop[1]), close + nLoss), 
                        iff(close > nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0), close - nLoss, close + nLoss)))
pos =	iff(close[1] < nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0) and close > nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0), 1,
	    iff(close[1] > nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0) and close < nz(xATRTrailingStop[1], 0), -1, nz(pos[1], 0))) 
barcolor(pos == -1 ? red: pos == 1 ? green : blue )
plot(xATRTrailingStop, color=red, title="ATR Trailing Stop")

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Hi,
Is it possible to add in a start date function? for when you want the ATR stop loss to start trailing from?
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was looking for this one, perfect, adjusted the settings but love the visibility in the chart
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Is there any way to modify the code, so the actual AT stop signal changes to either red or green, but the bars do not?..Thx!
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