Order Override

This feature allows users to customize and specify how Hummingbot creates orders in terms of order levels, spread, and size.

order_override

The user provides orders to override the orders placed by the order_amount and order_level parameters directly.

How it works

Since this is a feature designed for advanced users, it is not configurable from the Hummingbot client. Instead, follow the steps below to set up the order_override parameter:

  1. Edit the strategy config file located in the Hummingbot conf folder using a text editor.
    See Where are my config and log files? in the FAQ page for more information.
  2. The input should be in a dictionary format, and the key is user-defined.
    Make sure there is a space between the colon ( : ) and open bracket ( [ ) as shown in the Sample Configuration then save your changes.
  3. For the changes to take effect, perform any of the following:
  4. Run stop command, import the config file again, and then start
  5. Run exit command and restart Hummingbot

While order_override is in effect, it supersedes existing values of bid_spread, ask_spread, order_amount and order_levels.

Sample configuration

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order_override:
    order_1: [sell, 2.5, 5]
    order_2: [sell, 1.5, 10]
    order_3: [buy, 0.5, 1]
    order_4: [buy, 0.8, 3]

Using the sample input above for order_override, Hummingbot creates the following orders:

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Orders:
   Level  Type  Price Spread Amount (Orig)  Amount (Adj)       Age
       2  sell 384.59  2.50%          0.1              5  00:00:01
       1  sell 380.83  1.50%          0.1             10  00:00:01
       1   buy 373.33  0.50%          0.1              1  00:00:01
       2   buy 371.45  0.80%          0.1              3  00:00:01