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Getting Ready to Go Live - StartDate/EndDate?

Hey QC- 

Very excited about going Live for the first time! But confused about what to set the StartDate and EndDate to in the code before going live. 

Any other changes that need to be made to the code before going LIVE?

Thanks guys,

-Eric

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Hi Eric,

The StartDate, EndDate and SetCash will be ignored in live trading. You can keep those statements. Before going live, you could try the paper live first to see if everything goes well.

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Hi Jing! Thanks for replying. When I go Live, I'm getting the error: "Please select start date less than end date." But my dates are (2017, 01, 01) and (2018, 01, 01). Any ideas? Thanks

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Hi Eric, It could happen if your modification is not being saved automatically. you could try to save it and redeploy your algorithm.

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Ok, yes, derp, redeploying fixed the problem. Muchas gracias! Officially LIVE woohoo!

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