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CheckOpenShort

Checks necessity and conditions to open a short position.

virtual bool  CheckOpenShort()

Return Value

true - a trade operation has been executed, otherwise - false.

Note

It checks the necessity to open a short position (CheckOpenShort() method of Signal object) and does that with the parameters set by Signal object (OpenShort() method) if the conditions are met.

Implementation

//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
//| Check for short position open or limit/stop order set            |
//| INPUT:  no.                                                      |
//| OUTPUT: true-if trade operation processed, false otherwise.      |
//| REMARK: no.                                                      |
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+
bool CExpert::CheckOpenShort()
  {
   double   price=EMPTY_VALUE;
   double   sl=0.0;
   double   tp=0.0;
   datetime expiration=TimeCurrent();
//--- check signal for short enter operations
   if(m_signal.CheckOpenShort(price,sl,tp,expiration))
     {
      if(!m_trade.SetOrderExpiration(expiration))
        {
         m_expiration=expiration;
        }
      return(OpenShort(price,sl,tp));
     }
//--- return without operations
   return(false);
  }


Updated: 2016.06.02