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Transferring Open Positions in Multi-Account File

 
Note: Transferring open position is effortless in multi-account data files. Additional manual editing is necessary if users choose to only use single-account data files.
 
To transfer all open positions into a new account in a multi-account data file.
 
  • Create a new file (Creating a new file) or open an existing file within TradeLog.
     
  • Import transaction history from the account that is closing to the date of the transfer.
     
  • Verify all open positions are correct at date of transfer. (Verify Open Positions.)
     
  • Click Accounts, Transfer Open Positions

    -or-

    if you are in the Open Positions window, click the Transfer Open Positions button on the toolbar.
     
  • A warning dialog will appear asking, "Are you sure you want to transfer open positions?" Click Yes to proceed or No to cancel.
     
  • An additional box will prompt you to Create New Account or Select Existing Account.
     
  • Select the Create New Account radio button.
     
  • The Account Setup box will popup. Enter your new account information in all required fields and click OK.
     
TradeLog will now add a tab in the main grid containing your new account and transferred open positions.
 
 
To transfer all open positions into an existing account in a multi-account data file.
 
  • Create a new multi-account file (Creating a new file) or open an existing multi-account file within TradeLog.

    Note: all accounts should be created in TradeLog before transferring all open positions from one account into an existing account.
     
  • Import transaction history from the account that is closing to the date of the transfer.
     
  • Verify all open positions are correct at date of transfer. (Verify Open Positions.)
     
  • Click Accounts, Transfer Open Positions

    -or-

    if you are in the Open Positions window, click the Transfer Open Positions button on the toolbar.
     
  • A warning dialog will appear asking, "Are you sure you want to transfer open positions?" Click Yes to proceed or No to cancel.
     
  • An additional box will prompt you to Create New Account or Select Existing Account.
     
  • Choose the Select Existing  Account radio button, if not already selected.
     
  • In the provided list, select the account you want to transfer open positions to and click OK.
     
  • Tradelog will now add your open position to the new account chosen, and prompt to "Save your records?" Click Yes to proceed or No to cancel.