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I have several functions defined in a user-defined functions file under bin\Custom\Indicator. I can access and use all of these functions fine from my indicators but how do I access them from my Strategies? They are not standalone indicators but merely helper functions that I do not want to expose as indicators.

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These functions are defined for the Indicator class only. If you want to make them available for strategies, you have to add them to the UserDefinedMethods file under the strategies folder.
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