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In the thread Standard way to detect stop loss transaction executed on a position it was suggested to catch SL and TP events by waiting for TradeTransaction a event for the "opposite deal, with the same volume and your sl price" as this "means stoploss has been triggered" The thread...
Example: My time limit is "2015.12.30. 00:00". And at the time of Backtest is 2016. So it will not work right away. How do? Thanks!
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I wrote an EA forMetatrader4 and it logs everything that the EA does in a log filethat is opened like that: filehandle=FileOpen("EA_LogFile.csv",FILE_CSV|FILE_WRITE|FILE_SHARE_READ,'\t'); before I call OrderSend() I check the following conditions: if (IsExpertEnabled() && IsConnected() &&...
Hellow folks, The only way possible to get past data is by downloading it historical data centre. I am looking for a way to do it automatically. I am using a cluster indicator based on multiple symbols. The biggest problem is unsincronized amount of past candles available. Therefore, the indicator...
Hi All, I am new in meta trader and trying to code using iCustom. I also tried to read a number of articles, forum and even meta trader definition of iCustom and still clueless. So, I need your help. This is my simple indicator script: #property  copyright "Jeannnie"int...
Hi, I'm trying to connect MQL4 with Python via C++. I've embedded Python in C++ with Boost.Python, after compilation in .dll, it doesn't interact with MQL4. I've put .py and .dll in ~\MQL4\Libraries, it's that right? Did I put it in the right folder or did I miss anything?? Thanks in advance.
The time frames below H4 are the same for brokers on different time zones. H4 and above come out different since brokers start servers at 00;00 in the time zone they are operating (it seems). So running an EA that make use of H4 and above shows different results on different brokers. I have tried...
Hi, I'd like to know more about SetAsyncMode. First : void  SetAsyncMode( bool mode // asynchronous mode flag ) True activated for all transaction using the class, false deactivated ? Second : Which interest to not wait for the server answer, will it speed up the way...
Hello! I want to learn how to use Stochastic in a EA. But failed to find a sample EA with Stochastic. Can anyone help me ? Hope it's a simple one…enough for me to learn how to put a Stochastic in my EA would be great. Thanks a lot!
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How do I rewrite these from mql4 to mql5? 1) asking1 = MarketInfo("GBPUSD",MODE_ASK); 2) int ticket=OrderSend("EURUSD",OP_BUY,Lots,Ask,3,0,0,"My EA",12345,0,Green);
Hi, I'd like to have few infos about how that service work. I found it very convenient as you can set it up on the fly with no login on a server etc. But ... The terminal I used to sync it on : Once migration done, is it still connected on my side ? If it's still connected do I have to...
Yes I know this might be the wrong place to post such a thing, but im extremely curious and I'd like to learn a lot more maybe even make my own EA, currently I know the basics of MT4 and forex trading, but I want to go deeper into automated, coding, etc. There aren't many people my age interested in...
I have noticed something which I do not know if its true yet, I would like someone to give their opinion on this. I think Strategy Tester calculations on TimeCurrent() gives different results than live, for an example, If I send an order ==> record the time when it is sent ==> take the recorded...
Hello, I had been looking through the documentation on the iStochastic and I haven't found what I am looking for, with the info in the documentation it wasn't clear to me how to implement what I want. Im setting up conditions for which a trade can be opened. One of those conditions is if the...
How to write the code in mql4 that able to click BUY or SELL, change the lot size from 'one-click trading panel' automatically (auto-click) instead of OrderSend function. The reason ... some brokers don't accept OrderSend from the EA - they want my client to do manual trading only.
Hi, I'm trying to code in C++ to interact with MQL4 and I compiled with VS express 2015. However, it doesn't work when I include in the mq4. I want to know if it works when compiled in vs 2013 or 2015. Because I see in the link http://www.metatrader5.com/en/metaeditor/help/development/c_dll the mql...
Hi, Anyone know how's that ? The stoploss in the order list appears in yellow. And on the graph it's more weird, likely it has been trailed but it didn't touch it. Any answers ?
Hello, I am extremely new to MQL5 and MetaTrader in general. I thought I would take a shot at making my own little EA for fun just to get my feet wet in MQL5. I followed a tutorial at www.mql5.com/en/articles/100, but tried to change it to use the CCI indicator only. I thought I did it right, but I...
Hello, I'm using Markets.com Metatrader 4.00, build 950 and I'd like to report what I think is a dangerous bug in the Strategy Tester tool. The Strategy Tester always opens a pending stop order at the price given by the trader when he/she placed the order, while in reality it should be opened (i...
Hello, I wrote a function in MT5 to get the value of indicator ATR like this: double mATR(int days)   { double ATR[]; int ATR_handle; ATR_handle=iATR(NULL,0,days); CopyBuffer(ATR_handle,0,0,1,ATR); ArraySetAsSeries(ATR,true); return(ATR[0]); } But I noticed that it get...
Hi, I slightly modified the iFractal indicator and I called the new one MaxMin. It seems to work properly but some problems arrive when I try to use it in an EA. I call it with the function if((m_handle_MinMaxM1=iCustom(NULL, PERIOD_M1, "MyIndicators\\MaxMin.ex5", MinMax_nBar)...
Hello, My "Trade Tab" has many order and symbol in the same time like a "EURUSD", "AUDUSD", "EURGBP" ... as below But I don't correct code to separate counting "EURUSD", "AUDUSD". Please advise. Thank you
Hi All, I am trying to write a EA for Binary options on MT4 platform. But I cannot place the order by using OrderSend() function (My account does not have any problem, I can place the order buy using the EA from the broker). It gives me Error 3 when I am using the following statement...
Dear All, I want to try a expert advisor for tester with a method but always it gave me fail. The method is ; 1. Using MA and Bollinger bands. 2. The time H4. 3. If MA is lower than boolinger band main 3.a if t-2 close is lower than MA and bollinger band main (bar must be bearish)...
Hi, I tried to create an EA on http://sufx.core.t3-ism.net/ExpertAdvisorBuilder/ . For some reason the EA takes trades on each bar above the signal. I do not know anything about coding. I just want the EA to take one trade when the signal occurs. The EA is for a buy signal only. Once this problem...
Hello If I run a few intraday eas on different charts at the same time, how can I set a simple money management for the terminal such as if total profit/ total loss from all eas on all charts for the day reaches XXXX/YYYY then close all positions and stop trading until tomorrow Thanks,
Good afternoon:  I write from Spain.  I program in mql5 and I downloaded "Fann2MQL 0.1.5_x64". The code of the EA not error when I compile, but when running I get this messages...  '\MQL5\Libraries\Fann2MQL.dll' is not 64-bit version Cannot load '\MQL5\Libraries\Fann2MQL.dll' Cannot call...