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Running Tests




To run a test, you must first import or load a data file, then open or create a script that includes one or more Strategy sections.

If the currently active script includes a Strategy section, then the Test button on the Tool Bar (or the Test item on the Run Menu, to which it is a shortcut) will be enabled. Pressing it will run the script in backtest mode.

A Test Settings section can be added to a script used to ensure that specific settings are in place before a test is run.

If you haven't already done so, please go through Tutorial 1 and perhaps the others to get a feel for how backtesting works in RealTest.

For a look "under the hood", see Backtest Engine Details.




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