Chart EA to run backtester and read datas

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nanetto
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nanetto  

Hello, does anybody knows if there is a way to code an EA to run the backtester genetic algorithm several times (let assume.. 3 times overnight) and save their (3) result lists in any way?

  1. Is this somethign possible?

  2. Where to look?

  3. How to start?

Thank you very much!

pipspider
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pipspider  
nanetto:

Hello, does anybody knows if there is a way to code an EA to run the backtester genetic algorithm several times (let assume.. 3 times overnight) and save their (3) result lists in any way?

  1. Is this somethign possible?

  2. Where to look?

  3. How to start?

Thank you very much!

1) Can be done

2) don't know

3) code 

nanetto
467
nanetto  
pipspider:

1) Can be done

2) don't know

3) code 

Thank you for reply. Where i could find some documentations about how to controll backtester from an mql4 EA?
pipspider
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pipspider  
nanetto:
Thank you for reply. Where i could find some documentations about how to controll backtester from an mql4 EA?
Only this I know, but it is not very helpful  https://docs.mql4.com/runtime/testing
Operation of Programs in the Strategy Tester - MQL4 programs - MQL4 Reference
Operation of Programs in the Strategy Tester - MQL4 programs - MQL4 Reference
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There are operation limitations for some functions in the client terminal's Strategy Tester. Calling that functions leads to error 4059 (Function is not allowed in testing mode). The Sleep() Function The Print() and PrintFormat() Functions To increase performance, Print() and PrintFormat() functions are not executed when optimizing the trading...
nanetto
467
nanetto  
pipspider:
Only this I know, but it is not very helpful  https://docs.mql4.com/runtime/testing
Thank you mate, it's a starting point. Tx again!
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