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New article Developing graphical interfaces based on .Net Framework and C# (part 2): Additional graphical elements has been published:

The article is a follow-up of the previous publication "Developing graphical interfaces for Expert Advisors and indicators based on .Net Framework and C#". It introduces new graphical elements for creating graphical interfaces.

Starting with the second version, the controller supports message boxes. This is a standard user information element. It also offers users several options and receives a response in the form of a selected option.

To launch demonstration of message windows, select the 'Buttons and MessageBox' option in the Windows Form Element Type parameter when launching the EA. After launching the EA, a form appears prompting to choose one of the options:

Fig. 3. Sample form calling message boxes 

This form, as well as all subsequent ones, is a demonstration one, therefore it is not equipped with trade logic. However, after pressing any of the buttons, the EA sends a warning message requesting confirmation of selected actions. For example, the following message window is displayed when clicking SELL:


Fig. 4. Trading EA requests confirmation to open a new short position

Author: Vasiliy Sokolov 

Developing graphical interfaces based on .Net Framework and C# (part 2): Additional graphical elements
Developing graphical interfaces based on .Net Framework and C# (part 2): Additional graphical elements
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