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how to distinct from BUY/Cover_Short, SHORT/Close_LONG for the tradings plots?



  • In the plot chart, the buy and cover_short trading are the same, and the short and close_long trading are the same. I used to try some other backtest platform, they have more type of trading types, and they are plotted with different flags. is it possible in the backtrader framework? (cover_short are the trading that close the short positions, and close_long are the trading that close the long positions)
    thanks!



  • It is possible, but requires some programming skills. I think you need to write your own BuySell observer which will distinguish different types of trades.



  • thanks, maybe try it latter!