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Bring back "Drawdown $" in MT5 Optimization Results tab This column was available in MT4. Can Metaquotes please add this back to MT5
I am using MT5 and MoneyFixedRisk.mqh or MoneyFixedMargin.mqh Its pretty much fully implemented for me, the only problem I have is this: Lets say I am risking 100% of the account, I set a SL that is 0.25% away from the entry. The problem is I get stopped out (or margin call) before it reached the
Hi My home router IP cannot access the mql5 website, it appears to be blocked. I have a static IP. I did see an 403 error in chrome How do I remove myself from the block? Thanks
  Off-topic posts  (1216   1 2 3 4 5 ... 121 122)
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I had 2 accounts on MQL5, one with a Gmail address and one with a Hotmail address. I deleted the Gmail one via Service Desk online chat bot. However when I log into my Hotmail account and try to update my email address with the Gmail address of my deleted account it comes up with an error saying my
We are both using Deriv.How can I be a signal provider on MT5 and my wife a signal subscriber without me charging her
  Prop firms  (3)
Hi, I don't know if this is allowed on the forum if not please refer me to a site where I can get this info, I need some advice about Prop firms, any traders with real life experience with them can you please advice which is legit, because I believe about 99% of them just take your money and never
  withdrawal method  (20   1 2)
hello everyone. Is it currently not possible to make withdrawals via paypal? because after asking support there were technical problems and waiting up to 2 days, but this is already the 3rd day and paypal cannot be used for withdrawal. then, Withdraw funds directly to Visa and Mastercard cards. how
Any new software inevitably contains bugs that are not alwayspossible to detect even under the most rigorous in-house testing. Wetherefore attach great importance to all user reports about issues inour programs and try to answer each one of them. In order to improve feedback from MetaTrader 5 end...
Hey guys, has any of you had an issue with installing a purchased EA on MT5? When I click on "install" from my purchases, nothing really happens
I understand that this question has been asked a lot and I have gone through all the provided answers nothing is working. All the answers are around placing MT5 shortcuts into the startup folder or updating registry entries which sounds sketchy. Placing shortcuts into the startup folder is a go-to authorization failed  (126   1 2 3 4 5 ... 12 13) authorization failed I can't install EA on my MT4 and already send ticket to service desk but no one answer me. How to fix it ? Thank you
Hi all Is it possible to transfer my MT5 profiles / settings etc to a new Mac so that I don't have to reset everything again? Thanks Clinton
  Broker selection  (1)
MetaQuotes (MQ) is NOT a broker nor does it provide any financial, investment, brokerage, trading or data feed services, nor is it involved in any commission payments in connection with any trading operations. Any money that you transferred to your account with MQ should be meant for paying market
SMC / ICT Concepts, Retail Trading (SnR, Trend Trading, CSPs), Fundamental Trading (News Trading), Signal Service follower, Still learning to trade
  What is your favorite strategy ?  (86   1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9)
MartingaleGridHedgingScalpingNewsTrendOther ( write in comments )
What is the reason
The way I trade breakouts is to first look for an area of resistance or support that has at least two touch points and when there is a break of this area I wait for a retest to enter. I am wondering if it would be a possible strategy to trade simple breaks of structure and changes of character the
Hello, i am currently working on a expert advisor and i want to use a indicator which draws 2 trend line like a channel. the problem ist that i am unable to read these value with copy buffer. and now im asking if there is another way to read the values of theese two lines. im not that good in mql5
Hi guys, I don't have a successful strategy yet but always wondered, can not the retail brokers monitor your enteries and steal your successful strategy? if yes, how can you protect yourself and they can see all your trades? Any idea please
I'm trying to add indicator as resources. Many indicators had added without any problem but some indicator shows following error. cannot load '......\MQL4\Experts\SampleExpert.ex4::Indicators\SampleIndicator.ex4::Indicators\SampleIndicator.ex4' I'm assuming this is happends because
For instance, if you have $10,000.00 in your account, how much are you comfortable losing in a day? Is a 3% risk, which amounts to $300.00 per day, too risky
Discover in 15 Minutes: Watch the Video about Trading Signals in MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 The most frequently asked questions related to the Signals service will be collected and processed in this topic. The list of questions will be updated from time to time. Soon we will try to give answers
I was wondering if anyone out there could make suggestions for a strategy playbook that I could trade with. Currently, I trade using supply and demand techniques. I find a probable zone, I like there to be a gap in the impulsive move and a break of structure, I only trade with the trend and so if
  Brainwashing System / Asctrend System  (258   1 2 3 4 5 ... 25 26)
This is the thread about Brainwashing system. We will start with original version of this system and will improve it later. ========== Just something about the history. There are 3 famous signals system (manual trading systems based on signal indicators): Asctrend, BrainTrend and Brainwashing. First
  ICT SmartMoney:)  (16   1 2)
Let's think how we can automate it. If there is someone who's using this strategy, could you show key-points of it? Let's check together if the strategy is working
Fractal Wave is by far the most conformative and practical theory in the technical analysis. However, it is also most underestimated theory too. In my opinion, ironically, this important theory is less popular. Hence, I decided to bring some educational materials here in the direction of making the
Trading and training video (from youtube for example) about forex and financial market in general.  thread for April 2013 - look at this thread,  thread for May 2013 - look at here,for June 2013 is here.July thread 2013 is hereAugust thread 2013 is this oneSeptember thread 2013 is hereOctober thread...
Discussion about Systems that Work in Backtest but Fail in Real Account: Why? Hello everyone, I wanted to start a discussion about systems that seem to work wonderfully in backtests but do not perform the same in a real account. I'm talking about situations where there is no overfitting involved
  Forecast and levels for S&P 500  (474   1 2 3 4 5 ... 47 48)
S&P 500 January-March 2017 Forecast: long-term bullish ranging within the narrow s/r levels for direction W1 price is located far above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price is on ranging within the following narrow support/resistance levels for the bullish trend to be resumed...
Hi, I have recently started learning MQL5 language and all the tutorials are only focused on Forex market. I have been trading Futures contracts(manually) with <Deleted>. So, my question is If i keep learning Mql5 language, will I be able to develop EA for Futures market(with <Deleted>)? Thank you
I want to demo Options board on MT5 but cant find ANY one who offers it? Where can i try the MT5 options board? Who is currently demo/ real trading with MT5 options platform? its ridiculous i cant find ANY information on how to actually do it/ who offers it. Its almost as if it doesnt exist/ noone
  Forecast and levels for CAC 40  (30   1 2 3)
CAC 40 January-March 2017 Forecast: bullish with key resistance at 4924.69 W1 price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price broke 4860.85 resistance level to above on close weekly bar with 4924.69 as a nearest bullish target to re-enter. Thus, the weekly price is...
  Forecast and levels for Dax Index  (74   1 2 3 4 5 ... 7 8)
Dax Index January-March 2017 Forecast: flat within bullish with key resistance at 11,649 W1 price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price broke 11,485 level to above on close weekly bar with 11,649 as a nearest bullish target to re-enter. Thus, the weekly price is...
On which MT5 platform can I find the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Dow Jones index? It's not the type of CFD, it's the real S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Dow Jones indices on the exchange
'sym' - parameter conversion not allowed. How to correct this error
  Welcome to the new section!  (22   1 2 3)
Inspired by comments and reviews received from members, we have added a new forum section called "Trading stocks, futures, options and other exchange instruments". Share your ideas and trading experience with the website visitors. Reach out to MetaTrader 5 developers if you have...
I have recently started using MT5 and am a US resident but I am having difficulty finding a broker that supports MT5. Is there a way around this? I have heard some people using Tradingview and pine connector but looking for the best way to setup MT5 with a US broker. If anyone can help it would be
I have been trading price action for over 14 years and in this YouTube course I am sharing my most important tips and provide a step-by-step approach to mastering any price chart. ►Timestamps: 0:00 Start 2:28 Chapter 1: Candlesticks 15:37 Chapter 2: Chart Patterns 32:51 Chapter 3: Trend Analysis
Forum on trading, automated trading systems and testing trading strategies Press review Sergey Golubev, 2016.12.25 06:50 Hang Seng Index Q1 2017 Forecast (based on the article) "Underlying sentiment surrounding Hong Kong stocks has remained negative with underlying concerns surrounding...
We have Symbols like the S&P500 opening between 09:30 and 16:30, Mon-Fri. -> The Bar Rythm stays constant, because the bar rythm restarts every weekday at 9:30. We have Symbols like the EURUSD (usually) trading non-stop from monday morning till Friday night. -> The
Hello all, I have a few questions for anyone with knowledge and/or experience trading futures. Any input would be greatly appreciated. From experience scalping in live market conditions, how does slippage and spread compare to trading CFD in markets such as FX? Is there a notable difference, and
  Forecast and levels for Nikkei  (43   1 2 3 4 5)
Forum on trading, automated trading systems and testing trading strategies Press review Sergey Golubev, 2016.12.24 17:18 Nikkei Q1 2017 Fundamental Forecast: Bullish (based on the article) Fundamental Analysis  "The Bank of Japan has been buying stocks for over two years now. And in September, the...
Hello folks, I would like to know if with the Strategy Tester, it is possible to step backward like forward?. With F12 key I can go forward (as I want), but I would like to go backward as well. Is there some way to do that? Thanks in advance, Cyberglassed.
  use MqlTick  (2)
hello, how can i use MqlTick for a result of buy deal or sell deal ? thanks
Hello, My EA is on the MQL VPS and is currently working fine, looked at the logs and it shows that the EA is synced to the chart. However, whenever I open terminal, it doesn't show the EA as active on the chart. Is this normal, or do I need to fix it? Is it like that for anyone else
I have successfully installed and used the MetaTrader5 package on Ubuntu without any difference on Windows. Here are the instructions. 1. Install Wine with the following command (skip if you already installed) sudo apt install wine 2. Install the MetaTrader 5 platform for Linux according to the
Hello, i have a doubt about something i can't find anywhere in the site. I currently have an EA running in MQL5 VPS. If i would like to purchase and launch another EA or a signals service, but would prefer to avoid messing up with the current EA running (in terms of risk, money management, etc...)
  MT5 forward testing bugs.  (17   1 2)
This post is about a some weirdly related (I think) bugs that happen when forward testing optimized results. Please read through it all. The first bug is that the displayed results from the top section of backtesting passes in forward tab are wrong. (Highest scoring passes in the backtest category
Good evening everyone, I have written a function which draws a line from the last 3 fractal highs/lows until it is broken by the price. This works in 90% of the cases, but there are always situations where the line goes further than it should ;) Maybe someone can have a look at the code and see if
hello everyone I am completely new in MQL. Is there anyone who can help me in my first EA to read my last order details (symbol, type, closing price etc) and open a new position after a certain pips for the same symbol? Sorry I know this might be a silly question but your answer will help me to get
Hi Friends I have a array of negative or zero values. I can find Minimum Lowest (-veLowest) by ArrayMinimum() method. Is there any function which I can use to find Maximum Lowest (-ve Highest) ? Currently I am using following code, but is there a better way to get this information
Hello, Let me explain better what is my problem and what would be a solution. How I work: Normally I use back test kicker to do a few back tests in a row and then analyse everything to select the best sets. I already have a system to read, organize and filter the best results with a excel file
Hi, I have used forward declaration before, but for some reason this situation fails. Any idea what I'm doing wrong? I have attached the necessary files also. #include<Test\Foo.mqh> #include<Test\FooNode.mqh> Foo<FooNode*> foo; int OnInit () { return ( INIT_SUCCEEDED ); } void OnTick () {
  EA scams  (64   1 2 3 4 5 6 7)
Does no one check sellers code for scams. For example this guy shows his EAs winning but they only win up until the last upload date and then they lose. He obviously has the data loaded in the EA For example, his program was last updated on 28th february 2023 and you can see the great results before
Hi All! Im having a problem using the strategy tester. After an update of mt5, the strategy tester is not respecting the stop loss or take profit anymore. (picture attached) The code is simple and it was working perfectly before. And it is working in real time in a demo account too. I tried...
What is MQL5 Wizard : The MetaTrader 5 Trading Platform includes the MQL5 Wizard, which allows to quickly generate code of an Expert Advisor (Expert Advisor builder). With MQL5 Wizard, knowledge of programming languages is no longer a prerequisite for creating trading robots. In the past, it really...
  AWS based EAs  (1)
Hi ! I am developing some EAs that are integrated with the AWS cloud. In the cloud, machine learning models receive the candles and generate buy or sell signals. Is anyone working with this architecture too? I would like to exchange experience about this approach. I wrote MQL5 libs for integration
I want to create a custom indicator based on the signal values obtained from different indicators. I mean the signals that are defined in Modules of Trade Signals like Signals of the Oscillator Relative Vigor Index Is the value of these signals accessible and readable for the dedicated indicator? If
iCustom(symbol,0,"indicator") works only as the symbol matches the symbol of the chart. In all other cases it returns 0; Where can I find the solution
Hi Guy, I want to add MTF calculating option to a fractal indicator ; anyone can help me please? thanks
Hello. I'd love some pointers on what I might be doing wrong with this value mapping function. I want my indicator line to always scale to the chart's Y axis (as if it had its own axis). I'm sure this is a common problem and I've looked around quite a bit to find a workable solution but I'm still
I am trying to loop through the candles to find the highest high and lowest lowest low between time A and time B. How could I go about doing this in MQL5
  Set Limit Hours For An Indicator  (49   1 2 3 4 5)
Hello, I Want To Set an Time Limitation For My Indicator. (MT5) How Can I Do That? For Example, I Want to Start Calculating From 9:00 To 00:00. Thanks
hi guys, How Can I Use ▲ , ▼ Instead Of Windings characters For an Indicator? PlotIndexSetInteger ( 0 , PLOT_ARROW , 158 ); PlotIndexSetInteger ( 1 , PLOT_ARROW , 158 ); I Want to Use ▲ and ▼. Is that possible? Thanks
Hi, I am working with MACD+stoch +Bollinger band settings. MACD (default) Bollinger band (20,2) Stoch (14,3,3) EMA 10 and a MACD cross over alert indicator. Now,the problem is, sometimes it works great,but sometimes not specially in Asian session on EUR/USD. I get lot of whipsaw,To avoid it
Hello Are you okay? I am looking for ideas for developing indicators for the dummies . These codes will be put in CodeBase and therefore free. These codes will be very simple and therefore a very good support to start learning because that's the goal. The beginner, or the confirmed can very easily
Hello, I am new to this platform. Been searching around for ways to get footprint chart or some form of number bars to display the chart, instead of the typical candlesticks. Does anyone have experience in achieving this? Much appreciated
Hi guys. Some brokers will limit the number of orders that a trader can open at the same time. So, is there an indicator that shows the maximum number of orders a trader can open at the same time? Thank you
Hello MQL5 members, I hope you are well. I have a very specific question When working with the functions of technical indicators such as iMA or iCCI, and some others, we can choose, according to the documentation, between APPLIED_PRICE or the handle of another indicator. Working with the
Hi. I've tried to find an indicator that's active or selected to no avail trying to get rid of the line chart at the bottom (see attachment). It's driving me nuts! Any suggestions please? Much appreciated
Hi All, First time reaching out on the forum. I normally try fixing issues by using the documentation and other online references but this has proven fruitless this time around. I have created a custom indicator based on a MA and some calculations (Code below). When I apply it to the screen, it
Why does the OBJECT_CREATE function normally to the LOW price, but not to the HIGH price? See the distance
New article Scraping bond yield data from the web has been published: Automate the collection of interest rate data to improve the performance of an Expert Advisor. Automated trading is based almost entirely on technical indicators that use past price action to forecast future price action. However,...
AccurateTimer: Increased accuracy of the standard timer. Author: fxsaber
Check out the new article: How to create a simple Multi-Currency Expert Advisor using MQL5 (Part 4): Triangular moving average — Indicator Signals . The Multi-Currency Expert Advisor in this article is Expert Advisor or trading robot that can trade (open orders, close orders and manage orders for
Multi time frame example by recursion : The purpose of this indicator is to demonstrate newbie friendly way a structure of a multi time frame indicator based on recursion. A function which is responsible of the indicator calculation itself can be replaced easily. A functionality which is responsible
wd.Multi_LineMA : The MT5 custom indicator, named "wd.Multi_LineMA.mq5," is designed to offer traders valuable insights into Moving Average values from a higher timeframe (MTF Multi TimeFrame). It encompasses additional visual features for in-depth analysis, such as the ability to view trails for a
Day Trader Market Profile: The indicator ыimulates the full structure of the market profile system that described by "James Dalton" in his book "Mind Over Markets". Author: Bassam Maamoon
Check out the new article: Introduction to MQL5 (Part 1): A Beginner's Guide into Algorithmic Trading . Dive into the fascinating realm of algorithmic trading with our beginner-friendly guide to MQL5 programming. Discover the essentials of MQL5, the language powering MetaTrader 5, as we demystify
Check out the new article: Market Reactions and Trading Strategies in Response to Dividend Announcements: Evaluating the Efficient Market Hypothesis in Stock Trading . In this article, we will analyse the impact of dividend announcements on stock market returns and see how investors can earn more
  Indicators: Auto Fibo  (23   1 2 3)
Auto Fibo: Automatic Fibonacci with ZigZag Base. Author: Hector Pacheco
Check out the new article: Design Patterns in software development and MQL5 (Part 3): Behavioral Patterns 1 . A new article from Design Patterns articles and we will take a look at one of its types which is behavioral patterns to understand how we can build communication methods between created
Check out the new article: Data label for time series mining (Part 4):Interpretability Decomposition Using Label Data . This series of articles introduces several time series labeling methods, which can create data that meets most artificial intelligence models, and targeted data labeling according
  Experts: AK-47 Scalper EA  (17   1 2)
AK-47 Scalper EA : AK-47 Scalper EA is fully automated. It uses the strategy of entering the sell Stop order continuously and will modifythe order when the price is opposite to the pending order. Author: Nguyen Quoc Hung
Candle Time Count Down : Current Candle To Close in x Time Author: Chioma Obunadike
New article Payments and payment methods is published: built-in services offer great opportunities both to MQL5 developers and ordinary traders with no programming skills. But all these features can't be implemented without in-house secure payment system, that provides a convenient
New article Automated Optimization of an EA for MetaTrader 5 has been published: This article describes the implementation of a self-optimization mechanism under MetaTrader 5. The first MetaTrader 5 instance is running 24/7, this instance hosts the BuddyIlan EA and the EA on which we will work today...
If you have questions about MQL4, MT4, MetaTrader 4, please post in this thread. Especially when your questions are related to trading functions
Greetings, I'm using MT4 with around 20 values within my EA. The optimization process typically takes over 5 days, and I'm seeking ways to expedite it. Would upgrading to a new computer with more RAM be a viable solution for this setup? I'm looking to accelerate the testing process. Any advice or
I want to ask, what should I do to prevent EA from lagging when changing pairs using an indicator? because it's really annoying + because if I use EA on 26 chart pairs it's complicated🥲 anyone please help me 🙏 🙏 🙏
I uploaded my EA version 1 to the market and whenever i try to upload version 2 it shows me the error "File version must be higher then last product's version". i contacted the service desk but i didn't recieve any help
The MetaTrader 4 platform update will be released on Friday, November 10, 2023. Terminal: Improved Market security system. Now, in order to run the product, the user must be authorized in the platform with the same MQL5 account via which the product was purchased. The account must be specified under
Hey guys hope everyone is having a good week. I need help with a great custom momentum oscilator. It has for signals weak buy, strong Buy, weak sell and strong sell signals . Can someone please help me add arrows buffers to the chart whenever the oscilator gives signal. I would really appreciate
I am having a difficulty in solving " array out of range " error, which occurs constantly when I perform strategy tester with my EA under development. I tried to figure out the cause and fix it by referring to MQL4 reference and other sources available in cyber network, but so far no progress for
I use this code to disallow more than 2 EA on one mt4 terminal but its operations is not consistent,pls any assistance. Thanks string GLOBAL_NAME = "myeaname" ; int init() { //... GlobalVariableSet (GLOBAL_NAME, WindowHandle( Symbol (), Period ())); return ( 0 ); } int nameea = 0 ; int
  MQL4 MT4 version  (2)
I took an EA. They asked me to load their files in MQ4 folder in MT4.However, i could n't see MQL 4 folder from the MT4 setup i downloaded from MT4 website.I tried renamed to MQL4 from didn't work can someone help me as i have taken a supscription already and unable to use it
hi. initial deposit in strategy testers 1000$. lot siz in my EA is: double LotSize = ( double ) DoubleToString (AccountBalance() / 1000 , 2 ); The problem is that with previous profits or losses that change the account balance, new trades are opened with a volume of 1 lot. hi. i want to buy 1/1000
  Chart Handle?  (7)
Hello everyone. I am trying to limit my EA such that it is the only active EA in MT4 terminal. I have successfully gotten all chart handles but I can't find a way to read the ExpertName for that chart only. I found a post from 2011 but the codes are unfortunately outdated and do not work. Can you
I have 4 mql4 files that are under the file name "expert advisor", two of them are MACD & Moving average sample codes, the other two are project files that I've been working on, for simplicity lets call one file A and one file B. Whilst working on file A, I just made small changes to the code and
Hi I know how to activate DDE for quotes from MT4 to Excel by using the syntax: 'MT4'|BID!EURUSD for example. Is there a way to use it in a more generalized way? If I want to set up a table with different FX pairs e.g. EURUSD EURJPY USDZAR AUDSEK 1.3728 124.30 7.6778 6.4584...
What are the basic differences between RefreshRates() and ChartRedraw() functions. Does ChartRedraw(ID) update the chart timeframe of non current chartd?, as much as it updates chart objects