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There are three types for showing price changes : Bar Chart, Candlestics and Line Chart. With MqlRates (and CopyRates command) is possible to get Candlesticks data. Is it somehow possible to get Line Chart data?
Hi, Not sure this is the right section, sorry if it isn't. I am looking for developers to hire. The job is to understand and modify an existing EA. I'll give more details in PM. Nathan
Hi, Newbie trying to connect Excel to MetaTrader using XlsGate Dll and mgh. I keep getting compiler error. can't open "C:\Users\Devigan\AppData\Roaming\MetaQuotes\Terminal\50CA3DFB510CC5A8F28B48D1BF2A5702\MQL4\include\xlsgate.mgh" include file ExcelTest.mq4...
If a developer decides to sell his or her expert advisor and allot of people start buying it does it become less effective? 
Hello. May I know if it's possible to add expiration through TIME any open positions to close at loss or at profit. This is like open positions are time bound using seconds or hours. Thanks.
Greetings to all you expert coders. Is anyone familiar with a 'trade analyzer' from Easy Ea? Well it seems they have gone out of business/in transtion as the TA no longer functions. Is there anyone who can code one like Easy Ea had? I think MQL should look into it & provide with MT4/5 as some...
Hi, I have an ea which performs extremely well in strategy tester when 'open prices only' is selected, but when I test on 'every tick' mode the results are not so good. So my question is.. Is it possible to adjust my ea so that it works on the same open bar principle as the strategy tester? I...
  EA Code Fix (2)
hi all, If there are anyone out who could help me, it be much appreciated. I am having some issue with my current code. What i am trying to do here, is to have a condition that trigger a buy or sell, when the differences between 2 points equals to 10 (for example) . actual example, the differences...
iI am using a number of indicators in my EA. I create them using iBands, iRSI and iMACD. How do I create the indicators "OnScreen" (hm, excuse me Enterprise) by code in the EA?
How can I show in MT4 the total LOT of all open sell orders (but not the pending orders)? Below script works perfectly to see the amount of sell/buy orders. But now I'd like to modify so I only see the total sell LOT size. Could you please help me? EA code: (this works for counting amount of...
Hi everyone, I am relatively new to ea programming. I am trying to store the values of the latest up fractal and down fractals and then use them while modifying my stop losses. any help would be greatly appreciated thanks
  MACD Sample_1 (1)
Good day Everybody, I was just reading, 'Automated Optimization of a Trading Robot', and it referred to a ready-made EA, 'MACD Sanple'. The article then went on to give instruction about installation of the Automated Optimizer and gave the following instructions: copy MACD Sample_1.mq4 into the...
Hello Community :) This is my first Topic here so i come for help .. I know there are some guys here who are very advanced . The problem i face is i couldn't compare if Macd main/signal line is above/below Momentum . I can't write .. "if(iMomentum>iMACD) " Because as you know each indicator...
hello happy people. i am looking for a script or an EA that track record what was my biggest overall open position of the day , like a high water mark. for exemple today at one moment i had 0.30 lots short and 1.32 lots long, so i need to be able to see: 1.62 lots was your biggest dayly...
I have an EA a programmer said the magic number isn't being recognized. How do I see if the magic number is being recognized by mt4 is there a way to test and validate this without being programmer? 
  Timer Problem (8)
hello please help me i used timer function EventSetTimer EventSetMillisecondTimer ... my code works fine but after hours Timer stops and it can not works, it stops before 24 hours of work , i use some externel function CopyFileW CreateDirectoryW , i has asked my friend and he have like same problem...
Hi There, Anyone could advise how to check RSI crossing overbought / oversold levels? bool Buy_Condition_1=(RSI_val[0]<RSI_oversold && RSI_val[1]>=RSI_oversold); Stuck while inserting correct values to RSI_val[].
Hi, I'm using the custom indicator i-Regr (see attached file) and I create an EA using the iCustom for calling the value from i-Regr, but it doesn't match ... and I don't understand why... I have tried to use all the buffers to see if I get the wrong index value. See some printscreen that I...
Hello, I would like to know the 2 lasts orders to know if have the same type. How can I do it? The first think to my mind is get the last orderTicket (LastTicket) and get the last order ticket again but only if the order ticket != LastTicket. After that, get the type of each one. This method is...
im thinking about adding a "reset" button to my EA (mql4). question is if it would function like that? steps and criteria are pretty basic - so i would really appreciate of the "local guru's" could answer my question. step one - record the balance before the EA is started up. step two - setting the...
Good day, I want to create an EA which uses ASI to filter my trades but i haven't found EA using it. can anyone point where i can get this or better still, a piece of script defining indicator and use to determine trend? Secondly i am facing error 'Struct member undefined' on the following line of...
Hi! I'm trying to build my first EA. Is there anyone who knows how to build the variable EventSetTimer function? As  you know, EvenSetTimer() is usually called in init() with fixed int variable, like EventSetTimer(60);.. But I'd like to make the 60sec to variable one by using another variable. So I...
Is it possible to use offline data in an EA. Range bars and similar are often created as offline charts. To develop multicurrency EA:s using rangebars I would have to use offline charts as the primary input since range bar creators all seem to use offline charts. MT4. i got a suggestion that...
I need to know the mt4 data's folder for my program,can you help me?
I saw "MQL4.com is moving to MQL5.com." However can't find the forum related MQL4. Please let me ask the questions of MQL4 here. Let's say there are many loops of orders, each loop follows previous loop. In every loop, there are a series of orders and a whole loop means the series of orders...
There are many EA out there that has a very high profit factor (4 or so...), but most of them do not have stoploss and will lead a huge drawdown. So these EAs are not sutable for small account (sub $1000) Here is what i personally look for when choosing an EA no martingale (or can be switched...
The specifiers for data sizes l and ll are the same with l32 and l64? Is there any difference between them? Can I use them interchangeably?
like this extern monday trade = true/false extern tuesday trade = true/false extern wednesday trade = true/false extern thurday trade = true/false extern friday trade =true/false and start-end time of working extern start time = 00.00 extern end time = 23.00 Sorry for...
Can OrderClosePrice() really work and get effective data for open orders? Even pending orders? What data can it get?
I want to get some values from my indicator to EA. But can get only from first buffer, how to get values from other buffers? In example below, i try to get values from third buffer, and always get 4806 error. When I try to get from first buffer, everything is all right. I tested it in strategy...