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Library files included in backtests code

Hello Support Team ,

The idea of creating libraries to reuse is a really good one, but so far I haven't used it because the files added from the library are not saved with each backtest. This means that, if I want to clone a backtest, in order to make it run again I have to find the exact version of the library file I originally ran it with. Is this correct?

If my understanding is correct, have you considered saving all the files, including those added from the user's library, in the backtest results? I think that being able to have the backtest results stored together with the exact code that produced them is a big plus of the platform.

Thank you!

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Thanks yes we considered it but the security implications were tricky so we opted for not including them by default. Maybe later we can implement an opt-in for sharing the project code =)

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