question about expert

mahdim79
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mahdim79  
hi.i have a question! i wanna start to create my own expert and if i run expert and close mt4 , do the expert works?
Sergey Golubev
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Sergey Golubev  

Not, EA will not work in case you close Metatrader/computer or if you do not have internet connection of your Metatrader with the broker's server.

Traders are using VPS in case they want for their EAs (or signal subscription) to work in case they close Metatrader/computer.

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Algorithmic or automated trading is making buy and sell operations in the financial markets using special trading robots. In the trading platform, these programs are also called Expert Advisors or EAs. Trading robots are widely used in financial trading, and the share of automated operations relative to manual trading is constantly...
William Roeder
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William Roeder  
mahdim79: do the expert works?

Of course not. Machine and Terminal not running, neither can code.

Leave it on, or run on a VPS. How to Subscribe to a MT4 Signal (new instructions, after 1065 version upgrade) - General - MQL5 programming forum 2017.04.10

mahdim79
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mahdim79  
ok thanks