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I need to read using MQL4 code first 3 chars (from left) of current Symbol() value

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Piotr
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Piotr  

Hi,



I need to read The base currency. So I would like to read only first 3 chars of current Symbol() and paste it to the other string parameter in MQL4 code.

For example if current Symbol() is EURUSD I need to read only EUR value (first 3 characters from left).


Has anybody any idea how to resolve this little problem in simple way?



Regards,

Demos Stogios
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Demos Stogios  
StringFormat("%.3s",Symbol())

You can also check that page http://www.cprogramming.com/tutorial/printf-format-strings.html 

I can imagine most of them, if not all, work in MQL

best regards 

Keith Watford
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Keith Watford  
StringSubstr()
Piotr
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Piotr  
Demos:


exactly what I need - thank U

Demos Stogios
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Demos Stogios  

Punvher, u r welcome, I also updated my original reply, but hey, I would rather use what GumRai said :)

best regards 

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