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Backtesting with Sierra Chart (SC)

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I figured it out

So I put this on hold for a bit because I was working on some other things, but by using some nifty ACSIL features I was able to compare the current day with the day that the last fill occurred on.

You need to get date values:

// generate position data:
s_SCPositionData PositionData;
sc.GetTradePosition(PositionData) ;

// define variable for the current date
int CurrentDay = sc.BaseDateTimeIn[sc.Index].GetDate();

// define variable for the last fill date
int LastFillDay = PositionData.LastFillDateTime.GetDate();

// make this a condition of your trade entry logic if you want to limit the strategy to one trade a day
CurrentDay > LastFillDay

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