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NewLimitOrder
Posted by Mohammad Rahhal, Last modified by Rawan Al Hourani on 25 October 2017 09:53 AM

Syntax

Public Function NewLimitOrder(ByRef OrderType As OperationTypeEnum , ByRef SymbolID As Integer, ByRef Lots As Double, ByRef Atprice As Double, [ByRef SL As Object  = ""], [ByRef TP As Object = ""],[ByRef TransTag As String = ""],[ByRef Note As String = ""]) As CallingResultsEnum

This function used to create a new limit order(Pending order)A user account must be selected before using selectAccount .After NewLimitOrder method executes with acceptance the NewLimitOrderResult event fires.

Parameters

Part Description 
OrderType Operation type,value of type OperationTypeEnum.
SymbolID  Trading Symbol ID, value of type Integer.
Lots  Amount of lots , value of type Double
Atprice Limit order price, value of type Double
SL Stop loss amount ,optional value.
TP Take profit amount optional value.
TransTag String value to mark the limit order when the result came from server,optional value.
Note Comment of type string, in order to bypass the auto broker for both real/demo clients you can put the following token#$CHAT$# in the note field. Even if AUTO BROKER is on, with this tag in the comment order will be sent to the dealing room "CHAT SCREEN" and handled by dealers according to the dealing room regular configuration, optional value.

Return value

Returns value of type CallingResultsEnum.If the request sent to the server successfully it will return SuccessResult

Sample

 Private Sub Btn_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Btn.Click

     'API is a predefined variable as CVertexFXClientAPI10
      Dim
result As VertexFXClientAPI10.CallingResultsEnum

      Dim Sym As COSymbol = API.SymbolByID(6)'EUR/USD

      result = API.NewLimitOrder(VertexGeneral10.OperationTypeEnum.BuyType, Sym.ID, 1, Sym.Ask, "","")

      MsgBox("New Limit Order Result : " & result.Tostring)

End Sub


See Also


VertexFX Client API Index

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