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DDE fail to open mq5 in metaeditor

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muller
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muller  

i've downloaded a mq5 file on Desktop, then chosen to open it with "metaeditor", and get this error:

DDE data exchange failed

this load metaeditor but not the file

Wonder why dde is not working

Alexey Da
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Alexey Da  

Are you sure that you are trying to open file using MetaEditor for MetaTrader5?

Documentation on MQL5: File Functions / FileOpen
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muller
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muller  
alexvd:

Are you sure that you are trying to open file using MetaEditor for MetaTrader5?


Maybe you are right as MT4 & MT5 are both installed on that pc, and metaeditor is a generic name, might be metaeditor4 and metaeditor5 to avoid confusion. Is there a way to workaround it ?
Alexander Piechotta
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Alexander Piechotta  

DDE MetaTrader 5, here, there is a solution. https://www.mql5.com/akv 

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