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Old 03-19-2009, 05:11 PM   #1
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I would like to set alerts that would trigger when ES 5 min volume is 20%, 30%, 40 %, 50% and so on higher than previous 5 min candle volume. I have no idea where to start. Any help would be much appreciated, thanks
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Old 03-20-2009, 07:12 AM   #2
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bdeja,

A great place to start would be to use the Strategy Wizard. You can see tutorials of it here: http://www.ninjatrader-support.com/H...tml?Overview34

In the Condition Builder, on the left hand side just select Price Data->Volume. Set the "Bars ago" parameter to 0. On the right hand side, select Price Data->Volume->Bars ago = 1. Then offset that by "Offset type=percent" and the offset value would be 0.20 for 20% etc. In the middle, choose your comparison choice.
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thanks Josh, I will start there and report back later.
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