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Prevent spreadsheet trading if there was already an order in the present bar

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[2013-09-19 04:47:38]
toews&kane - Posts: 205
Hi,

Is there a way to look at the present bar if there was already a trade that was placed in the bar and was closed out. Don't go in again even if there's an entry signal?


[2013-09-19 12:48:08]
tomgilb - Posts: 3277
Since the bar timestamp is the bar open, you can compare A3 to J42 in J28:

=J42>=A3

When this is TRUE, it will disable autotrading.

If you want to require that it also must be closed in the same bar:

=AND(J42>=A3,J43>=A3)
[2013-09-19 17:39:09]
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 102918
Set Signal Only Once Per Bar to Yes in the Study Settings window for the Spreadsheet System for Trading study. For more information, refer to the documentation here:
https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=doc/doc_SystemsAlerts.php#OncePerBar
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