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This area shows the base parameters of the strategy such as profile, data source, symbol, market, number of bars, charges, commissions, Interpolation method, account info and more. Account exchange rate is the rate of the currency of the market, compared to the account's base currency.
You can use the + and - buttons at the top to show more or less information in this area.
The strategy layout consists of Strategy Properties and Strategy Slots. The strategy slots are like boxes where you can place different indicators. There are four types of slots a strategy can have:
The indicators in those slots are calculated against the data selected from the menu (Symbol, Period, Profile)
Shows statistical information about the backtest. In other words this is the result of the backtest.
The indicator chart shows you a simplified graph of the market price and the indicators used in the strategy.
If you click on the chart, you will be taken to a bigger Indicator Chart, where you can see a more detailed view.
The Balance/Equity chart shows the strategy performance for the whole time of the backtest. The chart plots two lines mainly:
Balance line (in blue) - represents the result of the closed positions.
Equity line (in yellow)- represents the effect of the floating profit/loss.
The colored bar at the bottom of the chart shows the time periods used for backtesting.
You can see the chart in more details by selecting the Balance Chart item on the left side navigation bar or by clicking on the chart.