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Closing individual contracts (not the oldest)

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[2022-10-04 13:54:27]
andre22 - Posts: 2
Hi!

Is it possible to choose which contract will be closed?
Example:
I bought 1 contract of ES at 3700 with an idea to close it at 3750.
Later on I see a scalping opportunity so I buy 5 contracts at 3720 with an idea to sell at 3722.
At 3722 there will be 5 contracts closed, but it will close my 1 contract bought at 3700 and 4 contracts at 3720, leaving me with 1 contract at 3722.

Is there a way to close 5 contracts from 3720 and leave the 3700 contract alone?

I hope it makes sense.
Thank you in advance.
[2022-10-05 17:22:27]
Sierra_Chart Engineering - Posts: 5281
You can control the position average price calculation:

Trading Information Windows: How Average Price for Positions Is Calculated and Used

You can control how order fills are matched in Sierra Chart with this setting:
Chart Settings: Use Last In First Out Fill Matching (Chart >> Chart Settings >> Trading menu)
Sierra Chart Support - Engineering Level

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https://www.sierrachart.com/index.php?l=PostingInformation.php#GeneralInformation

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