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waqas akram
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waqas akram 2016.03.22 19:15 
I am in doubt that if a program coded in mql5 that will run on mt4.Need help. 
Damian Mateusz Dziadosz
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Damian Mateusz Dziadosz 2016.03.22 19:17  
It will not work sorry.
Alain Verleyen
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Alain Verleyen 2016.03.22 19:39  
Damian Mateusz Dziadosz:
It will not work sorry.

Actually it depends of the code. It could run, but it need to be coded attentively to run on MT4.

But you are right, most of the time if will not work. EA will never work.

Otto Pauser
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Otto Pauser 2016.03.22 20:28  
waqas akram:
I am in doubt that if a program coded in mql5 that will run on mt4.Need help. 

https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/81 'Migrating from MQL4 to MQL5'

an excellent article to see the differences.


Migrating from MQL4 to MQL5
Migrating from MQL4 to MQL5
  • 2010.05.17
  • Sergey Pavlov
  • www.mql5.com
This article is a quick guide to MQL4 language functions, it will help you to migrate your programs from MQL4 to MQL5. For each MQL4 function (except trading functions) the description and MQL5 implementation are presented, it allows you to reduce the conversion time significantly. For convenience, the MQL4 functions are divided into groups, similar to MQL4 Reference.
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