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 In any of the below examples other strategies could be used. Once all buy or sell strategies are true, they all behave in the same way and only the price matters while trailing. In any of the below examples other strategies could be used. Once all buy or sell strategies are true, they all behave in the same way and only the price matters while trailing.
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 +The below explanations all assume ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_buy_reset_with_strategies]] = false''​
  
   * [[a_trailing_story#​Scenario 1 - Trailing Profit]]   * [[a_trailing_story#​Scenario 1 - Trailing Profit]]
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 ===Scenario 1 - Trailing Profit=== ===Scenario 1 - Trailing Profit===
 +**NOTE:** If GAIN is not used as one of the sell strategies, then trailing profit settings cannot be used.
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 Let's say that your sell settings in pairs.properties are Let's say that your sell settings in pairs.properties are
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 === Scenario 3 - Trailing Grow === === Scenario 3 - Trailing Grow ===
 +**NOTE:** If GAIN is not used as one of the sell strategies, then trailing profit settings cannot be used.
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 This scenario will explain the effect of ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_profit_type]]''​ and ''​[[dca.properties#​DEFAULT_DCA_trailing_profit_type]]''​ on trailing_profit. This scenario will explain the effect of ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_profit_type]]''​ and ''​[[dca.properties#​DEFAULT_DCA_trailing_profit_type]]''​ on trailing_profit.
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 === Scenario 4 - Trailing Rebound === === Scenario 4 - Trailing Rebound ===
 +**NOTE:** If GAIN is not used as one of the sell strategies, then trailing profit settings cannot be used.
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 This scenario will explain the effect of ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_profit_rebound_count]]''​ and ''​[[dca.properties#​DEFAULT_DCA_trailing_profit_rebound_count]]''​ on trailing_profit. This scenario will explain the effect of ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_profit_rebound_count]]''​ and ''​[[dca.properties#​DEFAULT_DCA_trailing_profit_rebound_count]]''​ on trailing_profit.
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 In the example above ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_stop_loss_trigger]] = -3''​ and ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_stop_loss_trigger_arm]] = 1.5''​ In the example above ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_stop_loss_trigger]] = -3''​ and ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_stop_loss_trigger_arm]] = 1.5''​
-  ​- If the price never goes above the arm value ProfitTrailer will not sell after 3% loss due to not being armed. +  - If the profitmoves above the arm value of 1.5% we flag the trailing stop loss as armed. ProfitTrailer will continue to make note of the highest profit% reached. 
-  ​- If the profit moves above the arm value of 1.5% we flag the trailing stop loss as armed +    - If the highest ​profit% was 1.85the bot is looking for a 3% drop before it will sell. i.e the profit % falling ​to -1.15% ​(1.85-3=-1.15) 
-    - If profit ​went to 1.85 the trailing_stop_loss line moves up to -1.15. 3below the peak profit achieved. +    - If the highest ​profit% was 5% the stop loss would begin as the price falls below 2%. (5-3=2) 
-    ​If the profit subsequently comes down to 0.70 the stop loss line is still at -1.15. + 
-    - If the profit ​goes to 6% the stop loss line would be at 3+**Note:** 
-  - If the profit% now falls and reaches ​the stop loss line (wherever that now sits) the bot will attempt to sell the coin.+  - If ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_stop_loss_trigger_arm]]''​ is NOT set Trailing Stop Loss is armed automatically.  
 +  - If ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_trailing_stop_loss_trigger_arm]]''​ is set, and the price never goes above the arm value ProfitTrailer ​will not sell due to not being armed. 
 +  - If trailing stop loss is used in DCA it is affected by ''​[[dca.properties#​DCA_stop_before_complete]]''​
  
 == Take Profit Safety == == Take Profit Safety ==
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