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LimitOrder Margin Error On Full Quantity Reversal

I'm getting a margin error when I try to do a full reversal using Limit Orders. It works when I use SetHoldings function.

Error: "Backtest Handled Error: Order Error: id: 6, Insufficient buying power to complete order (Value:199042.8), Reason: Id: 6, Initial Margin: 99524.8, Free Margin: 50125.4."

I've attached a dummy algorithm as an example.

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The issue with this algorithm is that limit order #5 was not filled, so when you place #6, the algorithm will tell you that margin was already reserved for limit order #5.
I have attached an algorithm where I save the last order event and if its status is submitted, I can it before I place a new limit order.
 

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