Messages about the expert testing process, including all trade operations, are published in the "Journal" tab automatically.
This journal is rather similar to that of the "Terminal Expert Advisors" window, except for that messages informing about expert testing, but not its working at the market , are published in this Tester Journal. After the expert has been tested, these data will be output in the separate /TESTER/LOGS directory. The tester journal files are stored in the /EXPERTS/LOGS directory, filenames being correspondent with the date of logs YYYYMMDD.LOG.
Journal entries are represented as a table with the following fields:
Time date and time of an event;
Message description of the event.
Events are divided into several types, which are marked by special icons:
The following commands can be execute from the context menu of this tab:
Open open the folder with the log files of the journal. Besides that, when this command is executed, all current journal records are saved to log files. These files are stored in the /TESTER/LOGS directory of the client terminal. File names correspond to the date when the journal was formed YYYYMMDD.LOG. thus you can view previous records of the terminal operation. Only latest entries are displayed on the "Journal" tab;
Copy Copy the line with the information to clipboard for further using it in other applications;
Clear All Journals Logs delete all the log files of the strategy tester (/TESTER/LOGS). The Journal tab is cleared and all the log files are deleted from the specified folders when this commands is executed.