Now, you can backtest your settings with the news option is active. What does that mean?
It means that you will be able to see vertical red lines at the time of any news on the chart if you run the visual tester. This also mean that the EA settings can now be optimized in the backtest without taking the risk or wasting time in the foreward testing.
So, optimization is faster and more robust now.
Load the EA on a live chart first before proceeding with the backtest / optimzation process. This is to allow the EA to download the history of the pairs beforehand.
Read more about this option here;
This is how the EA stops placing orders automatically before critical news.