Trailing Stop Snippet

This is an example snippet that should allow for adding a trailing stop and trailing stop activation to almost any script.

You can use it by setting a trailing stop alone. This will provide you standard trailing stop functionality allowing you to lock in profits and increase your stop-loss as the price moves in your direction.

You can also set the trailing stop activation to trigger the original trailing stop at a certain level. "Once price rises 5%, set a trailing stop at break even". This would be set as 5 and 5 in the settings.

Open-source script

In true TradingView spirit, the author of this script has published it open-source, so traders can understand and verify it. Cheers to the author! You may use it for free, but reuse of this code in a publication is governed by House Rules. You can favorite it to use it on a chart.


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