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    Only do once on strategy start

    Hi guys!

    I have tried a couple of things but I couldn't find a proper way to do this.

    I want to run strategies that perform a one-time action on the start of the strategy (i.e. set a variable value, make an order, etc). What's the proper way to do this to make sure the action doesn't get triggered a second time during the strategy run time?

    Thanks

    #2
    Hi RT001,

    OnStateChange() when State is State.DataLoaded is the proper place for that.
    "Initialize any class level variables (including custom Series<T> objects)"
    https://ninjatrader.com/support/help...tatechange.htm
    Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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      #3
      Thanks Chelsea! Is there a way to do this in the strategy builder, before I unlock the code? I will finish the script by editing the code but I'd like to establish the basics with the strategy builder if possible.

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        #4
        Hello RT001,

        Yes, the Strategy Builder will instantiate class level objects in State.DataLoaded, and you will not be able to change this.
        Chelsea B.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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