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    strategy analyzer backtest - cut down memory consumption

    Hi,

    Having troubles with the strategy analyzer backtest type optimization eating up all my memory, often stalling at 99% physical memory, and not releasing RAM once reached the upper 90% memory level.

    One way to partly work around this issue is deactivating parts of the code not required for optimization purposes, but required for live trading and the backtest type standard mode. These are among others:

    - AddChartIndicator()
    - Draw.Text()
    - ChartIndicators[0].Plots[0].Brush

    Is there a way to detect (like if (State == State.Configure) if the strategy is running in live trading, backtest Standard or backtest Optimization mode, to switch parts of the code on or off?

    #2
    Try the following bool:
    IsInStrategyAnalyzer

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      #3
      gregid is correct, IsInStrategyAnalyzer will be able to assist you. While this is an undocumented feature and we can therefore only provide limited support, you can see many other boolean switches available by typing out Is in the editor and reviewing the IntelliSense output. I have attached an example. Please don't hesitate to reach out if there are any other questions we may answer.
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      Jessica P.NinjaTrader Customer Service

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        #4
        Thanks,

        This information pointed me in the right direction.

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