Main Screen Main Results Screen File Menu 2016-09-22

Results Logs: ^Top

Descriptions

ResultMenu-ResultsSystem-TradeLog ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

File Name: Trade Log.csv

The results from a suite test will create a log of the trades that created the results of the "Test Suite Summary Results" report that appears when a test is finished.

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Simulation or Orders Report of Trade Log Data Columns

ResultMenu-ResultsSystem-FilteredTrades ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

File Name: Filter Log.csv

 

The  Trading Blox Filtered Trades Log is a comma seperated file that will load into the computer's spreadsheet that is designed to open ".CSV" files.  This is an important log to review when you finish a test because it reports rejected that might have happened.  Each trade rejected will show these details:

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Filtered Trades Report Data Columns

ResultMenu-ResultsSystem-DailyEquityLog ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

File Name: Daily Equity Log.csv

 

The  Trading Blox Daily Equity Log is a comma seperated file that will load into the computer's spreadsheet that is designed to open ".CSV" files.   This is an important log to review when you finish a test When you want to see how the daily equity changed over the period of the test.

ResultMenu-ResultsSystem-MonthlyEquityLog ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

File Name: Monthly Equity Log.csv

 

The  Trading Blox Monthly Equity Log is a comma seperated file that will load into the computer's spreadsheet that is designed to open ".CSV" files.  This is an important log to review when you finish a test When you want to see how the monthly equity changed over the period of the test.

ResultMenu-ResultsSystem-PrintOutput ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

File Name: Print Output.csv

 

The  Trading Blox Print Output is a comma seperated file that will load into the computer's spreadsheet that is designed to open ".CSV" files.  

 

When Trading Blox finds something that should be changed it will be reported in this report.  It is important to review this area when the main Log Window area is closed.  This reporting method is also where custom reporting is displayed most often.

 

This report is also were custom Print Output Statements that are active in any of the blox in are generating information.

ResultMenu-ResultsSystem-ErrorLog ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Log Files

File Name: Errors.txt

 

The  Trading Blox Error Log is a text file that will load into the computer's default text editor that Windows uses to open ".txt" files.  This is an important log to review when you finish a test because it reports errors that might have happened.

Results Archives: ^Top

Descriptions

ResultMenu-ResultsArchive-OpenSummaryResults ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

 

This folder is the location where Trading Blox stores all of its summary performance results.  When this control is clicked, it will open a Windows open file dialog with the most recent performance summary file name displayed in the open file dialog area.  Clicking the file name and then on the Open  button to open the summary performance report into a main screen tab.

Open Performance Results Report Dialog

Open Performance Results Report Dialog

 

In the Preference Editor's general Reporting section is a setting to control the number of days to preserve summary performance results and orders:

Preferences General Reporting Orders/Results Days Limit

Preferences General Reporting Orders/Results Days Limit

 

ResultMenu-ResultsArchive-ResultsFolder ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

 

This button opens the Trading Blox folder with all the files in the folder displayed.  Double-clicking any of the files listed will open them into Windows default program for each of the types listed.  Files can also be copied or deleted.

Trading Blox Results Folder All Files Display

Trading Blox Results Folder All Files Display

When any simulation results tabs are still displayed on the main screen, right-clicking on the results tab to display popup menu.

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Simulation Test Results Tab Results Folder File Access Menu

ResultMenu-ResultsArchive-OrdersFolder ^Top

Folder Location: <drive-letter>:\TradingBlox\Results

 

This control will display Trading Blox specified orders folder dialog so that current and earlier order files can be accessed.

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Order Generation Created File Names & Types

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Description:

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".CSV" file is Comma Separated Values File primarily designed to open in a Spreadsheet program.  This file is an "Orders.csv, file item #5" archive file that will be available until the Preference setting in Report General Days to Keep limit is reached.

2

".html" file is a browser file that will open with all common browsers.  File contains a list of all active positions and all current orders for the date specified in the file.

3

".mht" file is a complete browser file that contains all the web page contents.  This type of file makes sending of web pages easier because the web page's container folder that holds the files of images and resources are not needed because they are already stored in the ".mht" file.  See file size differences between file #3 & file #4.  File contains a list of all active positions and all current orders for the date specified in the file.

4

".pdf" file is a standard Adobe Systems Acrobat compatible PDF that will open with most common PDF reader programs.  File contains a list of all active positions and all current orders for the date specified in the file.

5

"Orders.csv" is a list of all the orders that are active.  File doesn't not contain the list of open positions.  This file is replaced every the order generation process (F7) is executed.

 

All order files contain these columns of information for Active Positions and Current Orders:

Positions & Orders Reporting Column Tiles

Positions & Orders Reporting Column Tiles

Results Tabs: ^Top

Descriptions

ResultMenu-ResultsTab-CloseActiveTabs ^Top

Click this button to close the current tab that is displaying the displayed "Test Suite Summary Results" report.

ResultMenu-ResultsTab-CloseAllTabs ^Top

When this control is clicked all of the tabs that are displaying "Test Suite Summary Results" report will be closed.

ResultMenu-ResultsTab-ClearLogWindow ^Top

Use this button to clear all the information displayed in the main screen's Log Window.

 


Edit Time: 9/20/2017 07:56:26 AM


Topic ID#: 195

 

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