Initialization

Account

Introduction

To use Local Lab, you need to grant the extension access to your QuantConnect account.

Log In

Follow these steps to log in to Local Lab:

  1. Log in to the Algorithm Lab.
  2. Start Docker Desktop.
  3. Open Visual Studio Code.
  4. In the left navigation menu, click the QuantConnect icon.
  5. The Project panel checks the following requirements on your local machine. If any of the checks fail, see the related documentation.
  6. In the Project panel, click Login to QuantConnect.
  7. In the Visual Studio Code window, click Open.
  8. On the Code Extension Login page, click Grant Access.

Log Out

Follow these steps to log out of Local Lab:

  1. Open Visual Studio Code.
  2. Press F1.
  3. Enter QuantConnect: Log Out of QuantConnect CLI and then press Enter.

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