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feature request - "Download Log Output" button

Thought I'd give some visibility to a feature that would be handy for a variety of applications. Would other users be interested in a "Download Log Output" button that would allow us to capture the log output for the entire duration of a backtest in a downloadable file?

Quantopian team - feasible?

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An extension of this concept would be a "Download Backtest Results" button that would capture all of the output presently available via the browser GUI, for offline analysis.

@Grant: Yeah, I thought about this as well. The core of this functionality is already there as backtest results get returned as a pandas dataframe in zipline. Saving that to disk and offering a download link is certainly worth considering. Thanks for the feedback!


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Log download is exactly what I was looking for, so that I can debug my algorithm faster. (I don't yet care about backtest output, though I might as I learn more about the platform.) Trying to scroll through the little log output that quantopian gives doesn't work very well, especially since it isn't easy to jump to a specific date in the logs either. Any guidance would be appreciated, in case I've missed some feature.



Q support,

Why not allow pulling the log output into the research platform?

Any update on this feature request? This would be very helpful. Right now we cannot get the whole log because it has to load more lines as you scroll, so you cannot copy/paste the entire thing in one go.

any update on this? or a temp solution to get the logs out? thanks.