Backtest results - see algorithm parameters values?

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Hi,

I have seen discussion around a new optimization feature coming out soon, so this may not be a concern for long.  But right now, when I set parameters in my algorithm using the "Algorithm Parameters" section of the project settings, I cannot see those parameter values in a backtest result.  So when I manually do an optimization by adjusting parameter values and running a backtest, I can't see the value that was used.

My workaround for now is to ignore "Algorithm Parameters" and add the parameter values as constants near the top of my code.  This way, I can see the parameter values that were used by checking the code snapshot that is saved with the backtest.

I'm assuming that this won't be an issue anymore with the new features coming out, but thought I'd share to see if I am missing something or if people have found other approaches.

Thanks,
Karthik

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Hi Karthik,

We have an open issue to add the parameter in the report here.

Best,
Shile Wen

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