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sgtbatten [Frequently Asked Questions]
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twig123 Additional Import config clarification
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   * Support: [[faq#​where_do_i_get_support|Where do I get support?]]   * Support: [[faq#​where_do_i_get_support|Where do I get support?]]
   * GUI messages: [[faq#What is this message in the buy/sell strategy column?]]?   * GUI messages: [[faq#What is this message in the buy/sell strategy column?]]?
 +  * Buy/Sell Button: [[faq#What do the Buy and Sell Buttons do?]]?
   * Extra API Slot: [[faq#Can I purchase additional API slots]]?   * Extra API Slot: [[faq#Can I purchase additional API slots]]?
   * Missing Parameter: [[faq#A Parameter is missing from my file]]   * Missing Parameter: [[faq#A Parameter is missing from my file]]
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   * STOPLOSS   * STOPLOSS
   * TAKEPROFIT   * TAKEPROFIT
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 +[[faq|TOP]]
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 +==== What do the Buy and Sell Buttons do? ====
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 +{{:​buy_button.png?​nolink|}}
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 +In the [[web_interface_guide#​Possible Buy Log (PBL)]] the buy button will attempt to make an initial buy. The size of the buy is determined by your ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_initial_cost]]''​ setting or coin specific equivalent.
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 +In the [[web_interface_guide#​DCA Log]] the buy button will attempt to complete the next DCA buy in accordance with your DCA settings. The size of the purchase is determined by your ''​[[dca.properties#​DEFAULT_DCA_buy_percentage]]''​ for the next DCA level or coin specific equivalent.
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 +**Note**: ​
 +  - Buys may still be prevented by lack of orderbook volume. ​
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 +{{:​sell_button.png?​nolink|}}
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 +In the [[web_interface_guide#​Pairs Log]] the sell button will attempt to sell the coin at the top buy order price. If it is unable to sell all of the coins at ones it will try again at the same price two more times. If you still have remaining coins you can initiate a new manual sell however this will be at the new price point (top buy order).
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 +In the [[web_interface_guide#​DCA Log]] the sell button will attempt to sell the coin at the top buy order price. If it is unable to sell all of the coins at ones it will try again at the same price two more times. If you still have remaining coins you can initiate a new manual sell however this will be at the new price point (top buy order).
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   * No remaining pairs meet your buy criteria. ​   * No remaining pairs meet your buy criteria. ​
     * Perhaps you use a very small whitelist and already own all of them, or      * Perhaps you use a very small whitelist and already own all of them, or 
-    * you have a high ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_min_buy_volume]]''​ setting and no more coins meet that minimum volume ​or+    * you have a high ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_min_buy_volume]]''​ setting and no more coins meet that minimum volume 
 +      * Bittrex and Kucoin have quite low total trade volumes. ensure you research what volume is appropriate for your exchange
     * you have a high ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_min_buy_price]]''​ setting and no more coins meet that minimum price. ​     * you have a high ''​[[pairs.properties#​DEFAULT_min_buy_price]]''​ setting and no more coins meet that minimum price. ​
   * ''​[[application.properties#​server.start_trading_delay]]''​ will stop the PBL populating until it times out.   * ''​[[application.properties#​server.start_trading_delay]]''​ will stop the PBL populating until it times out.
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 ====How can I set or reset a password?​==== ====How can I set or reset a password?​====
-You will be prompted to set a password when first booting up the bot. The password is stored in the ptpw file in the main ProfitTrailer folder. If you need to reset your password you can delete this file and restart the bot.+You will be prompted to set a password when first booting up the bot. The password is stored in the ptpw file in the ProfitTrailer/data folder. If you need to reset your password you can delete this file and restart the bot.
  
 If you do not wish to have a password at all add the following to your application.properties file. If you do not wish to have a password at all add the following to your application.properties file.
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   * **Public** - Choose from our database of public configs and copy it to your bot giving it a unique name.   * **Public** - Choose from our database of public configs and copy it to your bot giving it a unique name.
   * **Saved** - Choose from one of your own configs that you have already created in the past.   * **Saved** - Choose from one of your own configs that you have already created in the past.
-  * **Import** - Choose a name and import the PAIRS, DCA and INDICATORS files from your ProfitTrailer initialization folder.+  * **Import** - Choose a new unique ​name and will import the PAIRS.properties, DCA.properties ​and INDICATORS.properties ​files from your ProfitTrailer initialization folder. If you do not already have an "​initialization"​ folder, you will need to create it in within the main ProfitTrailer directory and then place these 3 properties files into it before proceeding.
  
 {{::​initial_settings_load.png?​nolink&​300|}} {{::​public_config_selection.png?​nolink&​300|}} {{::​initial_settings_load.png?​nolink&​300|}} {{::​public_config_selection.png?​nolink&​300|}}
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 Clicking on {{:​config_button.jpg?​nolink|}} will reveal the configuration screen. ​ Clicking on {{:​config_button.jpg?​nolink|}} will reveal the configuration screen. ​
  
-If you wish to delete a particular config click the Orange config name to reveal a dropdown menu. Select the config you wish to delete and then click the {{:​config_delete.png?​nolink|}} button.+If you wish to delete a particular config click the Orange config name to reveal a dropdown menu.  
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 +{{:​config_dropdown.png?​nolink|}}  
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 +Select the config you wish to delete and then click the {{:​config_delete.png?​nolink|}} button.
  
 You will not have the option to delete the active config. You will not have the option to delete the active config.
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 [[dca.properties#​default_DCA_A_sell_value|DCA_A_sell_value]]\\ [[dca.properties#​default_DCA_A_sell_value|DCA_A_sell_value]]\\
 [[dca.properties#​default_DCA_A_buy_value_limit|DCA_A_buy_value_limit]]\\ [[dca.properties#​default_DCA_A_buy_value_limit|DCA_A_buy_value_limit]]\\
 +[[dca.properties#​default_DCA_A_sell_value_limit|DCA_A_sell_value_limit]]\\
 [[dca.properties#​default_DCA_buy_percentage|DCA_buy_percentage]]\\ [[dca.properties#​default_DCA_buy_percentage|DCA_buy_percentage]]\\
 [[dca.properties#​SOM_DCA_buy_trigger]]\\ [[dca.properties#​SOM_DCA_buy_trigger]]\\
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 2). Change the trigger value. For example if the price_rise_trigger has tripped, and the current market has gone up 5%, and your trigger is set for 4%, you would need to change your trigger to more than 5% and also change the recover trigger, price_rise_recover_trigger in this case, to more than 5%.  2). Change the trigger value. For example if the price_rise_trigger has tripped, and the current market has gone up 5%, and your trigger is set for 4%, you would need to change your trigger to more than 5% and also change the recover trigger, price_rise_recover_trigger in this case, to more than 5%. 
  
-3). Save the file. The bot should now recover from SOM.+3). Save the file. The bot should now recover from SOM. If not, you may need to restart the bot or force SOM off (4) 
  
 4). Alternatively,​ If you don't want to permanently change your trigger settings you have these options: 4). Alternatively,​ If you don't want to permanently change your trigger settings you have these options:
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     * http://​localhost:​8081/​settings/​sellOnlyMode?​type=&​enabled=false     * http://​localhost:​8081/​settings/​sellOnlyMode?​type=&​enabled=false
     * Be sure to change the port (8081) to the port you are using on your bot.      * Be sure to change the port (8081) to the port you are using on your bot. 
-    * This disables global sell only mode, but it will reactivate on next buy attempt if 24h% change ​is still below/above your trigger+    * This disables global sell only mode, but it will reactivate on next buy attempt if the SOM trigger condition ​is still true.
  
   * **Manual FORCE override**   * **Manual FORCE override**
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