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MetaTrader4 Build 600 - how to recovery my old Meta Trader 4 Editor?

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Piotr
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Piotr  

All my experts do not work under 600 Compilation... what did you do?

What should I do in order to work under my old mq4 files? I need Meta Trader 4 editor not Meta Trader 5 editor.

darksideofthemoon
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darksideofthemoon  

Who told you that you have to recompile them?

Leave the .ex4 as is, and they will work (with some exceptions that deal with specific things).

Richard
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Richard  
2cent:

Who told you that you have to recompile them?

Leave the .ex4 as is, and they will work (with some exceptions that deal with specific things).


If someone wants to update or change an ea or indicator they will obviously have to recompile. If there is something in Build 600 that breaks existing code, we should be told about it.
darksideofthemoon
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darksideofthemoon  
rwbta:

If someone wants to update or change an ea or indicator they will obviously have to recompile. If there is something in Build 600 that breaks existing code, we should be told about it.

We have been told about it; you read, you know.

Piotr
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Piotr  
2cent:

We have been told about it; you read, you know.


Can I pls any link
Alain Verleyen
Moderator
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Alain Verleyen  
puncher:

Can I pls any link
What is your concrete problem ?
Piotr
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Piotr  

My concrete problem is:


Under Meta Trader 4 Build 600 Meta Editor all my experts do not compile properly as before were in previous version of Meta Trader 4 Build under 600.
Meta Editor Build 600 drastically changed.

Ex Ovo Omnia
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Ex Ovo Omnia  

He asked for possibility to edit and compile mq4 files using the 509 editor/compiler, to be used in the new 600 as ex4. Of course, it is possible. You need the directory structure of the old 509 metatrader, and place the old metaeditor/metalang in its root.

Files:
Piotr
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Piotr  
Ovo:


He asked for possibility to edit and compile mq4 files using the 509 editor/compiler, to be used in the new 600 as ex4. Of course, it is possible. You need the directory structure of the old 509 metatrader, and place the old metaeditor/metalang in its root.



Still is something wrong. I copy the files:

#1# metaeditor.exe and metalang.exe (509) to my metatrader 4 (600) folder

#2# config/metaeditor.ini (509) to the folder config of my metatrader 4 (600) folder

I start metatrader 4 and run meteditor. Then the metaditor is OK. But when I compile the file mq4 the editor is closing during the compilation and under metatrader 4 platform (Build 600) I have no all my experts.

I can see them only under metaeditor but I can not compile them

Ex Ovo Omnia
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Ex Ovo Omnia  
puncher:

Still is something wrong. I copy the files:

#1# metaeditor.exe and metalang.exe (509) to my metatrader 4 (600) folder

#2# config/metaeditor.ini (509) to the folder config of my metatrader 4 (600) folder

I start metatrader 4 and run meteditor. Then the metaditor is OK. But when I compile the file mq4 the editor is closing during the compilation and under metatrader 4 platform (Build 600) I have no all my experts.

I can see them only under metaeditor but I can not compile them


Just unzip the attachment, move your experts folder with mq4 files here. Edit/compile them by Metaeditor, move the ex4 to your 600 installation. Do not merge the unzipped folder with any installation.
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