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The Editor is the first tab of the Strategy section of the application. You can get to it by clicking on a strategy in the Collection, the Portfolio or by going to Strategy from the main navigation bar.


Strategy Editor Toolbar

The Editor's toolbar has controls for selecting historical data and buttons for exporting and sharing an Expert Advisor.

You choose which file to load by selecting the server name, symbol and period. When you change any of those parameters, EA Studio loads the corresponding file from the cloud.

EA Studio loads data files and re-calculates the strategy when you change the options.

Context menu

  • New Strategy - removes the strategy form the Editor and loads an empty one.
  • Load next from the Collection - loads the next lower stats value strategy from the Collection.
  • Import an Expert Advisor back - imports an Expert Advisor file in the Editor and displays the strategy. It works only for Expert Advisors exported from EA Studio.
  • Remove current version - removes the current version of the strategy (with the exact major and minor Id number) from the Editor and the Collection.
  • Remove other versions - removes the other versions of the strategy from the Editor and the Collection.
  • Remove all versions - removes all versions of the strategy from the Editor and the Collection.

Add to Portfolio

You add the current strategy to the Portfolio by clicking on this button. It is merged among the other strategies in the Portfolio's Content. The portfolio may refuse the push, if the current strategy already exists there or it correlates with another strategy.

Export an Expert Advisor You can export the current strategy as an Expert Advisor file. EA Studio currently supports MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 experts. Find more info here: Export Expert Advisors help.

Market Information and Account Information

Market Info

Account Info

Market Info - displays the loaded chart, the start and the end date of the loaded data and the market spread. EA Studio loads historical data from a MetaTrader server. It is important to use data from your broker and server for testing in order to achieve the same results in MetaTrader.

Account Info - shows the account currency, the initial amount of the account and the account leverage. You can change the account settings from the Settings page.

Indicator chart

Indicator chart

The indicator chart shows you the market price and the indicators used in the strategy.

Strategy Layout

Strategy Layout

The Strategy layout presents the Strategy Properties, and the Long and Short Entry Rules and Exit Rules.

Backtest Result

Backtest output

This is the statistical data from the strategy backtest.

Balance chart

Editor Balance Chart

The Balance chart shows the strategy's performance for the time frame of the backtest. We always search for a smoothly rising balance line.