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I have a doubt with my EA . During the simulation the Lot % / profit do not change . For examble i have $ 1000 and i use 0.2Lots know $ 200 for 1max trade the profit is $ 50 every TP15Pips ( for example ) So: D1000,0.2minlot , 0.2maxlot , TP 15P = 50 D2000,0.2minlot , 0.2maxlot , TP 15P =...
hi there all, i recently started using this code here https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/344 to route orders out of MT5 using a socket bridge, and i wanted to route ORDERS, not DEALS, so there is no need to wait for the Orders to become Deals after execution (dont want to get slipped by the delay)...
Hello, Does anyone know a possible solution to use a OnTimer() alike system which works on the backtester. Right now the code doesn't get executed in OnTimer() as it is not functional in the strategy tester(Backtest). For my strategy it's an important part and i really need it for optimizing...
Hi. I'm new to mql4 language, but I understand the basics. I'm testing my EA on Stretegy tester, but noticed that on some pairs (USDJPY,USDCHF,USDCAD) lot size calculation is off. I use this function to get tickvalue and on real trading it works fine, also on most of the pairs in Stretegy tester...
Hello forum, good day. What would best way to check for the average of %K and %D of the Stochastic indicator in MQL4? I need to evaluate if (%K + %D) / 2 >= n. Best regards and thank you in advance, codeMolecules
Hello, i want to use Adaptive Moving Average and in have no idea how to use the buffer, i test it in the same way as i use the normal EMA input int AMA_Periode = 9;input int AMA_Schnell = 2;input int AMA_Langsam = 30;input int AMA_Shift = 0;double AMA[]; // Stundenbasisint...
Hello MQL5 community, I generate a trading signal from an external application and I would like to use these signals as input for me EA. There can be no more than one signal per single day. As soon as the external application generate a signal a new line is added at the end of the file containing...
Hello forum, good day. I started learning MQL5 before MQL4 and I'm having a bit of trouble translating an EA to MQL4. Here is where I'm stuck: MQL5 code: void OnTick()&nbsp;&nbsp;{ int total = 0;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; for ( int i = 0; i < PositionsTotal(); i++...
Hi, for example when i use ExpertMACD demo from MT 5.0 its posiible to change the parameters of MACD indicator from this EA based on Standard Library? How to do this on-the-fly?
Hi, Regarding the formula of the Z Score (found @ https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/1492), Z=(N*(R-0.5)-P)/((P*(P-N))/(N-1))^(1/2)where:N - total amount of trades in a series;R - total amount of series of profitable and losing trades;P = 2*W*L;W - total amount of profitable trades in the series;L...
When I make deal, then I know (risk) sum of money what I can loose (in program (OrderCalcProfit()) that is Profit with minus of course). But when I want to put that sum in EA I need StopLoss Price. I thought I can calculate it with cycling: double CalculateStopLoss(double Price_Open, double Side,...
I wanna connect my EA to an ORACLE XE database. Does anyone have any experience belonging to this? Does anyone have an idea to solve this issue? Or is it just solved? If it is possible I don't wanna handle with java. What about OCILIB? http://orclib.sourceforge.net Is it possible with it? What...
Why in Strategy Tester ChartSetInteger(ChartID(),CHART_EVENT_OBJECT_CREATE,true) returns false with an error code 4211 (ERR_CHART_NOT_FOUND)?! Not in a tester it's all good an working. Does it mean we can not use CHART_EVENT_OBJECT_CREATE in MT4 tester (v.4.00 Build 765) ? Here is the piece of...
Is there any way how to define function like "Print" in order to pass a number of variables? I'm advanced in C, but I can't see any option how to do it in MQL4. Is it possible?  Thanks in advance :) 
I was wondering would I need a buffer if I was creating trend lines and deleting them when price touches for example I have 4 lines for 2 high points and 2 low points between 30 candles. if all lines were created and price touches line 3 and it deletes how can I make line 3 create a again but on the...
There was recently an interesting topic on Russian forum, where the discussion started from a poll on the quality of code produced by freelancer to finally shift to a discussion on the best way to retrieve the name of a timeframe (as s string) from its mql4 value. The big divergence start from the...
Hello everybody, Does anybody know why the limited timer resolution of metatrader is about 15 milliseconds ? For example this code return an average gap of 15 milliseconds : int OnInit(){ EventSetMillisecondTimer(1); return(INIT_SUCCEEDED); } void OnTimer(){...
Hi guys, can anybody explain, what that sudden error is supposed to mean? My EA was working flawlessly for months, but since the latest update, I get this error. In my EA I just declare an array CMoneyManagement mms[]; and CMoneymanagement has one static variable. Whats wrong with that...
Hello. Anyone who could help adding wav sound for PlaySound? Thanks.
My question is, is there any way of having chart events in strategy tester? I'm trying to create a order management panel, but when I open up to strategy tester the Chart events aren't being processed. I tried it with a simple EA of just having a print statement in the OnChartEvent but nothing got...
Hi I'm getting error during testing new strategy related to Moneyfixedlot. Someone would be able to help me out ? I have look it up and unfortunately, I was not able to find how to fix that. "CMoneyFixedLot :: ValidationSettings: 1.000000 to 1000000.000000" I have tested many EA- some of them, I...
Hi guys , Please i need help with contents for my Heiken Ashi candles EA . I have the functions below, HA1=iCustom(Symbol(),0,"Heiken Ashi",1,i); HA2=iCustom(Symbol(),0,"Heiken Ashi",2,i); HA3=iCustom(Symbol(),0,"Heiken Ashi",3,i); HA4=iCustom(Symbol(),0,"Heiken Ashi",4,i); I want to know the...
I run my EA on a VPS. Today, USDJPY orders closed by the EA at the non-existent price. This is not a small amount. How this happen?    https://www.mql5.com/en/charts/3070874/usdjpy-h1-fbs-inc-this-trade-make-me-loss-how-this-happen 
Hi, everyone.     I'm almost new to mql4 programming but I have been around programming some time in other languajes. I'm trying to code an EA that runs at once several Strategies but I found a problem when coding, as all Strategies use the same program but may have different parameters, when I...
Hi all, I contracted a programmer to code an Ea that failed to work well because the EA was loaded in a folder that was not same location as the folder the developer loads the EA.His MQl4 folder is located under the FBS folder(as attached below) while mine is located under the open data folder of...
I'm coding an EA and I have a margin check within my EA to make sure I have enough margin to enter a trade. But for some reason I always get an insufficient margin, and I have no idea what's wrong. Here is my code: //checks if we can send the order based on margin levels.bool...
Dear developers! I continue to get the error "wrong timeframe request in Open Prices testing mode". All the testing is provided in "Open prices only" mode EXCLUSIVELY on M1 timeframe. I actually test the EA, in which timeframe of the loaded custom indicator is set as an input parameter. Because I...
Hello, sorry to annoy you with beginner questions, but believe me when I say I've tried for 2 days straight using google... I've switched from MQL4 to MQL5, and I'm surprised how hard it is to even have my EA make a trade. Can somebody tell me what I'm doing wrong here: I filled out my "...
void updatePosition(const MqlTradeTransaction& trans, double&amp; iPosition)&nbsp;&nbsp;{&nbsp;&nbsp; printTradeTransaction(trans); if(trans.type == TRADE_TRANSACTION_HISTORY_ADD) { printf("TRADE_TRANSACTION_HISTORY_ADD detected"); printf("PositionSelect(Symbol()) result: %d "...
hi, can anybody give me advice on what historical data should i rely on? i have developed simple EA and backtested it on my brokers historical data. Results were not that bad, but i was confused about data i used - M1 chart is only available for 1 month past so i presume M5 is used to calculate...