Backtesting with data from CSV file

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jaredthirsk since: 18 Dec 2015;

  11 Dec 2016, 01:43
Backtesting with data from CSV file

One tip: make sure the file is not opened in another app (or in both backtesting/optimization tabs?)  Try making a copy of the file.

Harshenboldd since: 27 May 2020;

  27 May 2020, 20:11
1M CSV files not behaving like the one from server.

I just downloaded 3 years of 1minute .CSV files for GBPJPY. 

I can successfully import the data to cAlgo, but when I backtest in visual, each bars (I always backtest on 4H timeframes.) appears right away. There is no fluctuation in the candle, it is all printed at once. In contrary to when I backtest with server data.

Is there a way to fix this? because my algo can't detect the set ups when the bars appear all at once. 


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PanagiotisCharalampous since: 13 Jan 2017;

  28 May 2020, 08:08

Hi Harshenboldd,

Can you share your csv file so that we can reproduce the issue?

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