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spear 2007.12.28 23:14
 

For several days now my Strategy Tester does not work in MetaTrader. I have researched the problem and it seems that the data from the server is the problem so I have downloaded the history again and I get the same problems. The statements below are from the Strategy Tester's journal. Also when I look at the other tabs like Optimization Results and Optimization Graph I do not see anything.

2007.12.28 15:01:58 There were 1 passes done during optimization, 1 results have been discarded as insignificant
2007.12.28 15:01:58 Moving Average: optimization stopped
2007.12.28 15:01:53 Moving Average: optimization started
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 64 at 2007. 12.26 20:30 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 142 at 2007. 12.21 20:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 24 at 2007. 12.20 03:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 32 at 2007. 12.20 02:00 exceeded)

What are possible solutions to this problem?

 
A Method of Drawing the Support/Resistance Levels

A Method of Drawing the Support/Resistance Levels

This article describes the process of creating a simple script for detecting the support/resistance levels. It is written for beginners, so you can find the detailed explanation of every stage of the process. However, though the script is very simple, the article will be also useful for advanced traders and the users of the MetaTrader 4 platform. It contains the examples of the data export into the tabular format, the import of the table to Microsoft Excel and plotting the charts for the further detailed analysis.

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FXIA 2008.01.05 02:50 #
 
Same problems for me also, metaquotes don't care one bit. They ignore all my emails. Keep that market maker $$$ rolling in though ;) That's the way and their only customers! Just remember that. I have not had history center or backtester working as it should for months now and no longer able to download M1 data from metaquotes.

There was/is an EA that collects tick data - I think it then may allow backtesting in a more accurate and working way but not really sure.

'Break Through The Strategy Tester Limit On Testing Hedge EA'

I have the EA somewhere here and should still be on codebase...I think...
 
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FXIA 2008.01.05 02:52 #
 
volume limit error is likely to be with the EA though I think. I was having many different errors I never had before but when I have no errors I am still having poor backtest results of 25% modelling quality when I've downloaded updates from the metaquotes history center.
 
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sarc007 2008.01.08 14:12 #
 
spear wrote:

For several days now my Strategy Tester does not work in MetaTrader. I have researched the problem and it seems that the data from the server is the problem so I have downloaded the history again and I get the same problems. The statements below are from the Strategy Tester's journal. Also when I look at the other tabs like Optimization Results and Optimization Graph I do not see anything.

2007.12.28 15:01:58 There were 1 passes done during optimization, 1 results have been discarded as insignificant
2007.12.28 15:01:58 Moving Average: optimization stopped
2007.12.28 15:01:53 Moving Average: optimization started
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 64 at 2007. 12.26 20:30 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 142 at 2007. 12.21 20:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 24 at 2007. 12.20 03:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 32 at 2007. 12.20 02:00 exceeded)

What are possible solutions to this problem?


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jlpi 2008.01.08 14:53 #
 
spear wrote:

For several days now my Strategy Tester does not work in MetaTrader. I have researched the problem and it seems that the data from the server is the problem so I have downloaded the history again and I get the same problems. The statements below are from the Strategy Tester's journal. Also when I look at the other tabs like Optimization Results and Optimization Graph I do not see anything.

2007.12.28 15:01:58 There were 1 passes done during optimization, 1 results have been discarded as insignificant
2007.12.28 15:01:58 Moving Average: optimization stopped
2007.12.28 15:01:53 Moving Average: optimization started
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 64 at 2007. 12.26 20:30 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 142 at 2007. 12.21 20:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 24 at 2007. 12.20 03:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 32 at 2007. 12.20 02:00 exceeded)

What are possible solutions to this problem?


Did that happened after you downloaded new history?

It happened also to me. For me it looks like it is better not to download history from the download center at all.

 
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