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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.
You can use the Editor to change the indicators and the parameters of a generated strategy or to create an entirely new one manually. When you change something, the program calculates the strategy against the corresponding historical data, shows the most important stats and draws the account and the indicator charts. You can use this information to evaluate the strategy and, if you are satisfied, you can export an Expert Advisor from it. The program also stores the best strategies in the Collection.
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.
Market Info - shows 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.
The indicator chart shows you the market price and the indicators used in the strategy.
This is the statistical data from the strategy backtest.
The Balance chart shows the strategy performance for the timeframe of the backtest. We always search for a smoothly rising balance line.