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Hi guys, can somebody help to modify the code for this EA. I would like the EA to wait after a buy and sell signal a specified number of pips to take the trade. So I can input 10, 15... pips in the settings.   Thanks very much! Here is the part of the code: (MQL4)   void OnTick() {   CheckProfit();...
Hello, I want to adjust some indicator constants to a script. However, I do not know how should I do? Could you help me, please? extern bool MacdMomentum_Entry_Filter=false; extern bool MacdMomentum_Exit=false; extern bool MacdMomentum_Reverse_Signal=false; extern string c1="-momentum-"; extern int...
So, I've been using expert advisors since a couple weeks ago, and I realized something strange about it. I can set the parameters of the experts to almost always buy and sell at the wrong time, but I can't set them to almost always buy and sell at the right time. So, I downloaded an open source...
I will freely admit that i am relatively new to the whole world of FOREX but at the same time trying hard to learn and understand it. I noticed on this site the other day the section about Expert Advisors. I thought i would have a play around and downloaded a couple to try on a demo account. As i...
Here's an example script I made for tracking groups of symbols by using the standard library to create two dimensional objects arrays. Can anyone tell me if there is a better way? Thanks! :)   #include <Arrays\ArrayObj.mqh> //+------------------------------------------------------------------+...
So I have a custom indicator, A .mq5 file.  How would I call on it in my EA to use it? Do I add it as an include file and use the iCustom function? 
I would like to make a EA of the arrow that appears on the arrow from the custom indicator. Please recommend a place where you can view the codes using the icustom function, instead of the manual.
I would like to draw some graphics to the chart from a script. I use the standard library classes and objects. I would like to keep the objects on the chart after the script finished, but the objects destructor automatically clean them.   How can I draw remaining objects from a script? 
  A coding book (9)
Is there any book existing other than MQL5 help? Or any detailed examples of coding?
Hello, I use Wine and my MT4 on my mac. I just purchased an EA here, how can I use it on my mac version of MT4? In options I added my mql5 user e password and then? thanks 
I want to use a time filter with my EA and I was wondering if the local time is my computer's time and will be migrated as such to the VPS, or is it the VPS time and the EA will trade (or not) using that time as local?  For example my MT4 platform and my computer is in Greece, so when I load my EA...
Hello, I am looking for a tool in mql5 or for MT4 where i can have a P&L summary per day, per week, per month of all my accounts I want to evaluate. Example: Account 1: +20 Account 2: -50 Account 3: +100 P&L summary: +70 Best Regards. Christian
hi,  how can I get the slope of a trendline thanks
I keep getting open error for iCustom. Heiken_Ashi.ex5 is in indicator folder. I think I have messed up the handle. Here is handle and heiken_ashi indicator code. There arent any other handle parameters I need are there? Heiken Ashi just changes the candlesticks with a bit of math. There are no...
Basically, what the question suggests. Can I close down my MT4 application as well as my system when its connected to an MQL5 Hosting plan and the platform will still run?
Good morning I have found this article interesting. https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/115 However before using named pipe i would like to have some justifications in terms of few practal points. The article suggest named pipe as robust tool for inter communication or data exchange in the local...
OrderGetInteger(ORDER_POSITION_ID); hi my firend please help me for used this function or similar function in mql4
  EA testing (4)
I have tested an EA in the tester and with broker one it make a profit of 2k/year and with broker 2 a loss of 2k/year with same settings in the EA and tester why?
Dear Traders, I was using the codes Time[i],Open[i],High[i],Low[i],Close[i],Volume[i] and iTime,iOpen,iHigh,iLow,iClose,iVolume in MT4 but it seems MT5 don't have any of this kind of syntax's. I would like to know the alternate code for this in MT5 Kind Regards
  Programming (2)
I would like to know how to tell if the chart window is visible. I want to modify an indicator  to detect pin bars and give a sound. I'd like to make sure only the current chart receives the sound and not any of the others that are not visible.   Regards Ricky  
Hi, how to code an EA that OP at specific time.?  Example logic: TF: H1 1. If candle close is bearish  at time 10.00am then EA will OP buy at next open candle ( at 11.00am) 2. If candle close is bullish at time 10.00am  then EA will OP sell at next open candle ( at 11.00am) 3. If candle close...
Hi, I am looking for a very simple EA. Equity control. when my balance is 1000 it records the equity When balance reaches 1250 it automatically closes all current orders but does not effect the new orders of a EA. I need the EA to work on profit and not percentage of the equity. Does anyone know of...
Hi, Want to backtest an EA that has hedging feature under the circumstance that hedging is prohibited and need to follow FIFO rule (Regulation is the US) to see how it works. Is there any way to force the tester to obey no hedging and FIFO rules? Any help will be appreciated! Thanks in advance.
Where withing mql5 are the chart timeframes declared? I want to add custom timeframes to use in my EA, but  cant' find where I can add in new constants for Period_M** 
I spose id use Mqlrates so...   MqlRates rates[];    int copied=CopyRates(NULL,0,1,1,rates);    if(copied<=0)       Print("Error copying price data ",GetLastError());    else    {    Print("Copied ",ArraySize(rates)," bars");    }  Ive used this and it prints that its selected the previous bar...
Hi All, I'm trying to calculate the correlation coefficient between two arrays. I basically want to replicate the Excel "CORREL" function, where I input the two arrays and the function outputs the correlation value. Does anyone have working code to do this and be willing to share it? The best I have...
Hi guys, Inside my EA I'm trying to create a button to export a personal graphic of equity curve, or histogram of operation, or any kind of graphic. But I'm didn't find a way to export to JPG or BMP. In realy I'm trying to do a personal report. I already looked inside some classes, examples and...
A very noobie question; What happens if I use a negative SL at PositionOpen? (the order is sent anyway? It goes with a zero SL?)