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linux80s
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linux80s  
Is there anyone who can confirm that color-changing in MT5 indicator's Inputs doesn't work on Linux?
peep
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peep  
linux80s:
Is there anyone who can confirm that color-changing in MT5 indicator's Inputs doesn't work on Linux?

Yes, color dialogue doesn't work properly in Linux / Wine ( last dev version staging 4.10 64bit) and verification test on Wine stable version 3.0.1 and 4.0.1 64bit (PlayOnLinux) with the same result.

The strange thing is that the color dialog works normal in all simple default indicator Moving Average, Ichimoku kinko hyo,etc., which don't have the classic tabs "Input Parameters" and "Colors" - In these, it does not work, but the change color using the keyboard arrow works, but you don't see thecolor you are changing.. It is the only problem with Metatrader 5 that I have encountered in Wine for a year when using it on Linux, surprisingly Strategy tester MT5 is much faster in Linux/Wine than in Windows 10. The Color dialogue also works normally when change the chart colors. The problem occurs in Indicators/Experts/Scriptes on the tabs "Inputs parameters", "Color" and in the Strategy tester.

If the annoying problem with the color dialog was fixed, the MT5 functionality on Linux would be perfect. Everything else works normally, including "Market".


From the fact that the color dialog works elsewhere, one can assume with a high degree of certainty that the little bug is somewhere in the MT5 source code.
mehmed12
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mehmed12  
its asking me for proxy server
Offpista LTD
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shay ronen  
Awesome post , I found a great solution for trading with python and metatrader 
Cristian Eriksson
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Cristian Eriksson  

Update fall 2020


There's a font needed that is not installed with the winetricks core font pack.

It's called marlett.ttf

maybe it's installed automatically on wine with Ubuntu, but not with fedora.

It's the letter "x" used to close windows.


The market works as it should.

Colors for all built in indicators can be changed.

But the color palette under the tab color on some custom indicators, does not work.


I'm using Fedora 32, Wine 5.16 (64bit)

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Alexandre Schmidt
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Alexandre Schmidt  
shay ronen:
Awesome post , I found a great solution for trading with python and metatrader 
I tried it, but it crashes MetaTrader5 when running through Wine. Maybe it works in Windows. In Linux (Ubuntu 20.04.1), no luck.
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