can I find out which daily bar (bar 1, 2 or 3) a 3 day bar is currently on?

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I'm using a 3 day bar as a higher timeframe check for trades on the daily bar. But I'd like to be able to put an indicator on my 1 day chart that shows me which bar of the 3 day bar I am on. I can build a histogram that goes from 1 to 2o to 3 back to 1, etc.

Is there a "function" that would allow me to get this info?
 
I'm using a 3 day bar as a higher timeframe check for trades on the daily bar. But I'd like to be able to put an indicator on my 1 day chart that shows me which bar of the 3 day bar I am on. I can build a histogram that goes from 1 to 2o to 3 back to 1, etc.

Is there a "function" that would allow me to get this info?

This seems to work on most dailys, counting each day correlating to a 3 day candle. The picture below shows the count under each daily bar of the 3 days, including a 3 Day candle overlay used to test the code below

If you are interested in the candle overlay, it can be found here https://usethinkscript.com/threads/multi-timeframe-candles-overlay-for-thinkorswim.1425/post-76970.

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Ruby:
input agg    = AggregationPeriod.THREE_DAYS;

def count    = if close[1] == close(period = agg)[1]
               then 1
               else if count[1] >= 1
               then count[1] + 1
               else 0;

plot whatbar = count;
whatbar.SetPaintingStrategy(PaintingStrategy.VALUES_BELOW);
 

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