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At the moment, I'm preparing an EA for the Championship and although time is now very tight, it looks hopeful that I may at least have an entry this year. The problem I am currently having is optimisation. I am a competent in other languages (C/C++/PHP/etc) and as such have a good understanding of...
Hello I am porting my EA from MT4 to MT5.  One thing I am having trouble grasping is how to implement pyramiding of orders w/each order having a unique stop in MT5.  I understand that I need to use one position and add to that position but am uncertain how to execute the dynamic stops....
In object filter, it's impossiable to assign m_base_price in object m_signal. //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//| Generating a buy signal. |//| INPUT: price - reference for placing the price of opening, |//|...
Hello, I have problem to use technical indicators class in standard library. I have scanned through this forum, but no one have similar problem as me. Basically i want to use technical indicator from standard library, but my outputs are very strange. Please take look my snippet code...
Hi, I would appreciate some help on the two issues described below. If a user drags and drops an EA to the chart, is there any way of finding out the exact time/price where the user has dropped/released the EA? Another question: can an EA make some kind of call to the user interface of metatrader...
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Hi guys, I'm sorry if this is a very noob question, but I wanted to test out this EA: https://www.mql5.com/en/code/261 but I couldn't get it to work, here's the error that I got: Appreciate if anybody can help me on this, I've been on this problem for 2 days now and I am not making any...
Please, how to use "kernel32::CompareFileTime" in MQL5? thanks very much.
Please any one givean example to check the trade request before sending with the function OrderCheck().
When offsetting or closing existing trades, does MT5 close desired trades by offsetting 1 time the necessary lots? Or does it still close each existing trade out. Example. Buy EURUSD 0.1 lots, Buy EURUSD 0.4 lots, Buy EURUSD 0.3 lots, Buy EURUSD 0.15 lots, Buy EURUSD 0.5 lots, Buy EURUSD 0.35...
Hi all, I'm having some problems on reading a value from a .txt file in an Expert Advisor. I have the following code: int file_handdle=FileOpen("test.txt",FILE_READ|FILE_ANSI); string string_read=FileReadString(file_handdle,4);   Print("String read: " + string_read);  ...
Hello, is there any smart way for newbies or people not really familar with computers to install an expert advisor ? What is the programmatical approach for this, common for xp-2008 ? Thank you
i have taken many orders at a certain time, i need a code to generate the average for all those Pending Orders Price and modify all those orders with that average value with some TakeProfit added to it. i want to implement this in Expert Advisors??....someone please help me...!!!
Hi to everybody. Forex Championship 2011 is very close. I’m looking for helper to write together the expert winner of Forex Championship 2011. We need: The Idea (I provide): 1. It really doesn’t matter what strategy you use. If we propose that some winning strategy exists (maybe) and it...
Need help in writing a code to write 8 boolean values to a text file every new bar after my conditions for buy/sell have been processed. If EA is turned off and restarted it would initialize the boolean values from the same file. I did something like below (my functions to obtain and write values...
i made an advisor depends on candles & cci indicator. compile no errors, however, 2 days now it didn't make any order. any suggestions, help please. thanx
Basically I just started coding my own eas but noticed that they only seemed to show some signs of life in manual mode and with the stategy tester. I leave any of them (even the default ones and 3rd party EAs made by others) and they won't buy or sell anything unless they are set to manual, where...
Hello, i need help with my EA. i need a simple trailing stop and a simple break even but i dont know how to do this. Thats my EA Code dont laugh its my first EA ;-) please do not change so much. if possible just only insert the trailing stop, that i can still simply put there my strategies. ive...
I looked all over help menu and cannot find how to write new line when writing to file. Should be somehow overwritten or use smth CRLF?
hello, is it possible to modify a script to auto load when the mt4 terminal starts? if yes... could somebody write it to me or it needs programming skills?
How can I access the series (time[],open[],close[]  etc )in the OnCalculate()function from an EA ?
Is there a variable of any kind that I can access from an expert which persists across strategy tester optimization runs? I have tried GlobalVariable functions however they don't appear to persist across optimization tests. I don't want to resort to using files as that seems like a hack and...
Hello, I was wondering if any of you had suggestions for how I should implement my cross strategy. I've written the beginning stages of it, but need a push in the right direction or even better some examples. My idea was to create an Expert Advisor that traded on a 1hr. chart with the cross of...
Can anybody please give a code hint how to write in MQL5 that was OrderClose() and OrderDelete() in MQL4? Please no OOP. Thanks a lot.
Is there any code that changes chart background. For example bars on the view of some picture background. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks.
When I run strategy tester I can see Comment() on the chart but  Print() in Journal tab does not show up. Plus it makes trades in real time chart but no trades on strategy tester chart. What could be the problem? Thanks. 
Why am I getting these errors and what can I do to correct the errors: GH 0 History 08:53:45 EURUSD,Weekly: history begins from 2007.12.30 00:00 FS 0 History 08:53:46 EURUSD: contains 343091 M1 records of beginning data from 2008.01.02 09:01 to 2008.12.31 20:00 ES 0 History 08:53:46 EURUSD,M1:...
I performed an update today and since then have lost the selections for Optimization and Forward in the Strategy tester. Are there settings in the client terminal that got changed? Can optimization be done on the cloud?  kanash 
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I'm reasonably new to this, therefore it may be staring me in the face, but as of yet I've had no luck finding the information. What I want to do is have Moving averages 8, 20, 50, 200 have crossover signals for the 8, 20 - but I only want the trade to take place IF the MA(200) and the MA(50)...
What is wrong in this code that I am unable to get number of positions. Anyone who knows, please help. int NumberOfPositions()&nbsp;&nbsp;{ static int N; ulong ticket; for(int a=0;a<PositionsTotal();a++)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;{ ticket=OrderGetTicket(a);...