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MQL4 - MQLInfoInteger(MQL_CODEPAGE) always returns 0

Hello, I think it's too complicated for me to use properly MQLInfoInteger() - ot always return 0 for me. For example:  Print("MQLInfoInteger(MQL_CODEPAGE) on Init: ", MQLInfoInteger(MQL_CODEPAGE)); MQLSetInteger(MQL_CODEPAGE, 850); Print("MQLInfoInteger(MQL_CODEPAGE) after codepage change: ",...

ConnorRSI Indicator Returning 0 when called from EA

I am using a custom indicator Connor RSI that displays correctly when attached to a chart (screenshot attached), but when  call and print the return value in an EA, I only get a zero (0) value returned. Here is how my EA is calling the custom indicator double crsi; // for each new bar...

Dynamic Trail Stoploss

Hi guys. I am trying to make a dynamic trailing stop. Instead of moving the stoploss every point in profit, it only moves the stop loss after X amount in profit. And amount of stoploss must be equal to distance between Takeprofit and bid. For example When price reached WhenToTrail variable, EA must...

Stop / kill calculating a function.

Hello again, I need to stop calculating a function because of CPU. I created a BUTTON. TRUE state => I call + dysplay my_function. FALSE state => I hide the dysplayed grapical objects and indications. (but the function is still there and take CPU ressources). How can I stop / kill the function's...

Using MarketBookGet() without subcribing to market book

Hello folks! According to documentation, MarketBookGet() has to be used after the EA was subscribed to book using MarketBookAdd(). So, we have the event OnBookEvent() always when the book changes. What happens if I use MarketBookGet() without subscribing, out of OnBookEvent()? I think about...

Implementing trailing stop MQL5

Hi all, I am  developing multi currency EA and trying to implement trailing stop functionality in EA.  I need to check pip difference between current price and position opening price  and if the difference is more then N number of pips then change stop loss to specific price. For this purpose i was...

How do you calculate/evaluate the probability of your trade?

How do you calculate/evaluate the probability of your trade? Is there any actual systematic or defined structural method to do it?

pull quotes from mt4

I want to pull the data (ask and bid prices )  to an outside program and it will show me the spread at the same time. It can look like an excel sheet it does not matter but it has to be real time data. Is it possible to get the data real time? basicly it will look like this. thanks...

How to remove grid lines from MT4 iphone

Can't figure this one out. Please help! TY!

Compilation Error

If have a compilation error from a file with result in the attached file.Please , is there  way of correcting it? Is there  a major MT5 component that needs to be added?

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Comparative analysis of 10 flat trading strategies

The article explores the advantages and disadvantages of trading in flat periods. The ten strategies created and tested within this article are based on the tracking of price movements inside a channel. Each strategy is provided with a filtering mechanism, which is aimed at avoiding false market entry signals.

Applying the Monte Carlo method for optimizing trading strategies

Before launching a robot on a trading account, we usually test and optimize it on quotes history. However, a reasonable question arises: how can past results help us in the future? The article describes applying the Monte Carlo method to construct custom criteria for trading strategy optimization. In addition, the EA stability criteria are considered.

Deep Neural Networks (Part VI). Ensemble of neural network classifiers: bagging

The article discusses the methods for building and training ensembles of neural networks with bagging structure. It also determines the peculiarities of hyperparameter optimization for individual neural network classifiers that make up the ensemble. The quality of the optimized neural network obtained in the previous article of the series is compared with the quality of the created ensemble of neural networks. Possibilities of further improving the quality of the ensemble's classification are considered.

Expert Advisor featuring GUI: Creating the panel (part I)

Despite the fact that many traders still prefer manual trading, it is hardly possible to completely avoid the automation of routine operations. The article shows an example of developing a multi-symbol signal Expert Advisor for manual trading.

How to analyze the trades of the Signal selected in the chart

The trade Signals service develops in leaps and bounds. Trusting our funds to a signal provider, we would like to minimize the risk of losing our deposit. So how to puzzle out in this forest of trade signals? How to find the one that would produce profits? This paper proposes to create a tool for visually analyzing the history of trades on trade signals in a symbol chart.

Improving Panels: Adding transparency, changing background color and inheriting from CAppDialog/CWndClient

In this article, we continue studying the use of CAppDialog. Now we will learn how to set color for the background, borders and header of the dialog box. Also, this article provides a step-by-step description of how to add transparency for an application window when dragging it within the chart. We will consider how to create child classes of CAppDialog or CWndClient and analyze new specifics of working with controls. Finally, we will review new Projects from a new perspective.

Social Trading. Can a profitable signal be made even better?

Most subscribers choose a trade signal by the beauty of the balance curve and by the number of subscribers. This is why many today's providers care of beautiful statistics rather than of real signal quality, often playing with lot sizes and artificially reducing the balance curve to an ideal appearance. This paper deals with the reliability criteria and the methods a provider may use to enhance its signal quality. An exemplary analysis of a specific signal history is presented, as well as methods that would help a provider to make it more profitable and less risky.

Visual strategy builder. Creating trading robots without programming

This article presents a visual strategy builder. It is shown how any user can create trading robots and utilities without programming. Created Expert Advisors are fully functional and can be tested in the strategy tester, optimized in the cloud or executed live on real time charts.

Developing the oscillator-based ZigZag indicator. Example of executing a requirements specification

The article demonstrates the development of the ZigZag indicator in accordance with one of the sample specifications described in the article "How to prepare Requirements Specification when ordering an indicator". The indicator is built by extreme values defined using an oscillator. There is an ability to use one of five oscillators: WPR, CCI, Chaikin, RSI or Stochastic Oscillator.

Processing optimization results using the graphical interface

This is a continuation of the idea of processing and analysis of optimization results. This time, our purpose is to select the 100 best optimization results and display them in a GUI table. The user will be able to select a row in the optimization results table and receive a multi-symbol balance and drawdown graph on separate charts.

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Modification of EA with time period for trading.

Hello I have an EA and i need someone to add a time filter to this. Time filter meaning to chose from when to when the EA can open trades, for example.Available tradig from 22:00 to 03:00 Thank you

Will Offer Salary Upon Development of Profitable Trading Robot: READ BELLOW CAREFULLY

Small start-up will offer salary upon development of profitable trading robots. The trading robot cannot be Martingale, no grid, no hedge or other dangerous gambling techniques.   Trading robot must produce an average of 0.5% to 5% per month or more with low draw-down. Trading robot...

I need an EA trade with Heiken Ashi & Renko Chart Indicator instead of Candle Sticks

I need an EA trade with Heiken Ashi & Renko Chart Indicator instead of Candle Sticks It require Multiple Time Frame MA filter, ADX filter and Stochastic filter and Renko Chart for buy/sell signal. When trade goes correct, it will Take Profit (in $ or in points) When trade goes wrong, it will...

Expert Advisor for MA Crossovers and Stochastic

Here's what I'm looking for: A buy takes place once a cross over of the 8, 13, and 21 MA's happen and are layered correctly on the 5M, also on the 1H the 8 is above the 21, and the stochastic rises above 20. A sell takes place when the buy conditions are reversed so 21, 13, and 8 are layered...

A simple grid system

Hi, I want an experienced developer to build a grid system for MT4 and also for MT5 (not now, in the future). Please message me only if you are free to take this job on instantly without delay and can code the system at an extremely fast speed as I need this urgently. (Previous developer was...

Turn the momentum solo indicator into an ea.

The ea should only enter trades when the arrows change color. If the arrow changes from red to green, open a buy trade. If the arrow changes from green to red, open a sell trade. If a green arrow appears, Buy at x pips from the high of the signal candle at the close of the signal candle. If x = 0,...

Most Profitable EA Requird

1 :  I need someone to program a profitable EA able to win a minimum of $40 daily or over $150 weekly with 1000 USD deposit.2  : I do not admit Martingale, Hedging or similar. But scalpers or correlation strategy are allow with fix Lot size.3 : The EA must be able to be used with several...

Simple Personal MQ4 EA

Hi, I need someone to write a simple MQ4 EA with modifiable values.  Nothing complicated, no indicators, just buy and sell orders, based on a few rules.Please contact for more info.Thanks

Hedging EA - Mod2

Modifciation of Hedging EA.  As discussed, I would like to mod the last hedging EA.  30 Words " Please give a meaningful description for the Job. Text must contain at least 30 words." What payment scheme would you like to use?

Expert Advisor which can double the capital per day

Hello,I need an Expert Advisor which can double the capital per day.  Therefore, money management with dynamic lot adjustment is also required. If it is necessary to double the capital per day, it can also trade with several currency pairs. The leverage is 1:100 to 1:500. The trading strategy...

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Synchronized Charts

The Synchronized Charts script allows comparing bars of different symbols or different periods of the same symbol. Attach the script to a chart and move bars or change the scale, all opened chart will move synchronously with the current one. The bars on different charts aligned to the border according to their open time.

Depth of Market

This is visualization tool based on the Depth of Market. It works with the symbols that have the Depth of Market available. It's a visual indicator that shows the volume of each Bid/Ask price and ratio of total volume of Bids/Asks. Note: check if your broker supports DOM before purchasing.

CreateGridOrdersTune

A script for opening a grid of orders If you need to quickly open several pending orders (Buy Limit, Sell Limit, Buy Stop, Sell Stop) on a certain distance from the current price, this script will do all the routine for you! Allow AutoTrading before running the script. Usage: Run the script on a chart. Input Parameters: Language of messages displayed (EN, RU, DE, FR, ES) - language of the output messages (English, Russian, German, French, Spanish). Price for open - open price. If set to

Bober Real MT5

Bober Real MT5 is a fully automatic Forex trading Expert Advisor. The robot can run on any instrument, but the results are better with EURGBP, GBPUSD, on the M5 timeframe. The system can run with the brokers providing floating spread. Expert Advisor Advantages The EA does not use such systems as Martin, hedging, etc. Always uses SL and TP. No need to close the robot during news releases. The results obtained in the strategy tester match the results of real trading. High testing sp

Fast Copy MT5

The program allows to copy trades between different MetaTrader 5 (netting)(hedge) and MetaTrader 4 accounts in any direction and amount quickly and easily (without loading the system). Any type of copying is available MT4 → MT5 MT4 → MT4 MT5 → MT5 MT5 → MT4 * For the MetaTrader 4 terminal — Fast Copy MT4 * For the MetaTrader 5 terminal — Fast Copy MT5 ** Before the purchase, you can test the program by downloading the free demo versions — Fast Copy MT4 demo / Fast Copy MT5 dem

Shape indicator trader

The Shape indicator trader uses the Shape indicator. The Shape indicator is a proprietary indicator derived from other indicators and popular candle chart and bar patterns. The Shape indicator has the following elements: Entry point Entry time Exit point Exit timeThe entry point is the middle line which is derived from a number of indicators. The entry time is marked by the color of the Shape indicator. Red means buy, Blue means sell and White means wait, or no trade. The exit poin

Grid Hero

Grid Hero is a fully automated EA that uses a revolutionary Grid algorithm (P.A.M.A.) together with a signature synergy of Price Action trading and an Artificial Instinct Self-Adaptive Processing Unit. Grid Hero was strictly developed, tested and optimized using the "Reversed Sampling" development methodology based on "In-Sample" phase (2012 to 2017) and "Out-Of-Sample" phase (2004 to 2011). It has passed 13 years back test of real tick data and real variable spread (with commission) from 2004

AI Generate Trading System

AI Generate Trading System is an Expert Adviser generated by AI application. For the last three years, I had been struggling with finding a good EA, which is able to generate consistent profit, robust, and able to survive the back-testing of ten year period. Since I could not find one, I developed the system myself. As of now, AI Generate Trading System consists of eight strategies, and the number is adding up as the EA is continuously maintained and developed. It will be updated every three mo

R747 BreakOut EA

R747 BreakOut EA is a fully automated Expert Advisor that analyzes the market trend and moves orders to breakeven. It contains a smart algorithm to determine the support and resistance levels based on the latest market trend and breakouts of these levels. This trend is calculated for a period that can be easily modified by user. This EA is fully customizable by user. For safer trading, it includes slippage protection as well as protection during high spreads on the market. It does not use mart

PipFinite Trend PRO

Breakthrough Solution For Trend Trading And Filtering With All Important Features Built Inside One Tool! Trend Pro's smart algorithm detects the trend, filters out market noise and gives entry signals with exit levels. The new features with enhanced rules for statistical calculation improved the overall performance of this indicator. Important Information Revealed Maximize the potential of Trend Pro, please visit www.mql5.com/en/blogs/post/713938 Test the demo version and explore its featu

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Max DD
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Max DD
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Max DD
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