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Hi, I have a variable called switch_action in my OnTick function, you can see below how it is calculated. void OnTick()  {   int switch_action;   int ticket=-1;   double price;   double TradeSize;   double SL;//---//Open Buy Order, instant signal is tested first   RefreshRates();   if(Cross(0...
Hello. Can Anybody help me? I found the following code that works on MT4 to toggle AutoTrading button: #include <WinUser32.mqh>#import "user32.dll"int GetAncestor(int,int);#define MT4_WMCMD_EXPERTS  33020#importvoid OnTick()  {   int main=GetAncestor(WindowHandle(Symbol(),Period()),2/GA_ROOT/);...
Hello guys, does anyone have an ea to make me open pending orders at a certain time?     For example I open a pending order buy or sell, on Monday morning at 00.01.
Hi all, I try to insert my EA called The Pearson EA into the Market. I get an error called no trding operations on automatic validation. However, the EA opens only 6 trades in a year, generally. What should I do? Best.
When stop loss is triggered, the following log is generated by MT5. 2015.04.10 16:22:14 Core 1 2015.01.19 11:35:29 stop loss triggered sell 1.00 EURUSD 1.15417 sl: 1.16217 tp: 1.15317 [#5 buy 1.00 EURUSD at 1.16217] This is exactly the info I need in EA, getting price volume, against which...
Hi  Does MT4 demo tester has a tab to view active trades similar to what mt5 has? If so, could someone show me how to open it? I cant seem to find it.. :)
Hi everybody, I need to draw a graph of specific data Which I have, instead of the chart price of a symbol. Is it possible to do it by ObjectCreate/OBJ_CHART?  remember! I am writing an expert not an indicator.  Really appreciated! 
Hi there, I would like to contract a programmer to provide me with an indicator which notifies me in case of an EMA crossover on a given currency chart. Since I have no clue about appropriate prices for such a service, including some support when applying the indicator on mt4, I would like to ask...
Hello, I am trying to test my EA in MT5 strategy tester, it works on a CFD of my broker, but when I change the symbol (to "EURUSD" for example) it returns an "unknown command 237" and no testing is done. Do you know how to troubleshoot this ? Thank you FZ
It's possible programatically foward to the next day on backtest ? I'm runing a backtest and I would like close a day when my EA identify some event.
Hello, is it possible make an EA that generate a Click on a screen coordinate as soon it see an open order ? To clarify, the working should be this : I setup click coordinates of BUY and click coordinates of SELL. The EA is working on a EURUSD chart ( for instance, can be other currencies as well ),...
  TIMER EA (2)
Do you know if there is an EA with a sort of timer where  I can turn ON/OFF the EA on MT4 ? I mean, I have an EA working, and this EA should switch OFF/ON the EA on Time Basis, from 10:00 to 12:00 EA ON, from 12:00 to 14:00 EA OFF for instance. Thanks
Does anyone have any complete practical example of how to start a SCRIPT through Windows? That is, I have the MT5 open and I want to start an MT5 SCRPIT but from Windows (without using or directly manipulating the MT5 platform)?
I've written an EA based on an alligator strategy that uses shifted lines (8,13,21). The OrderSend function opens and closes on the 1st bar after the cross of the actual lines. Is there a way to modify this so that it orders on the bar that the shift is based on? For example, the pink box is where...
Hello, I have the project of coding in MQL5 Harry Browne's Permanent Portfolio in the form of an Expert Advisor. This will allow me to test it with ETFs. https://www.metaquotes.net/en/company/news/5123 My motivations : Backtest myself the Harry Browne Permanent Portfolio. Test the multi-product...
Hi Guys, I using a MACD EA that ships with MT4, i have backtested extensively to establish ideal parameters to use for M1/M5 charts, out of the blue instead of opening 1 or 2 trades (which it used to), it will open 70 - 80 almost instantly, i have coded a message window alert when a trade is opened,...
Good morning, I am building a function to know if the last closed deal by an expert advisor was profitable. So I am iterating deals until finding one that matches the magic number, type and deal comment desired. However, I am having trouble using the HistorySelect() function, as I don't want to use...
Hello all, I'm facing a strange problem with my automated trading system, which is running 32 EA (for 32 currency pairs) on a virtual server. In every EA I'm calculating the exponential moving average, but sometimes for some EA, the function iMA is returning 0. Here is the code snippet I use for all...
hello dear traders and programmers i want to make 2 EAs one of them trade on red news only  another one do not trade on red news. now i want to know can these both EAs backtestable?. or news release filter only work on live test.? thank you
Hi all, Does anyone know a workaround within MT4, that allows me to copy trades off a signal provider, where their currency symbol is different to mine? I was about to subscribe to a signal provider, when I received a warning from MT4 telling me that the currency symbols of the provider differ to...
Hi all, I am trying to turn the "Shepherd Harmonic Pattern Indicator" into an EA. The developer has provided the following icustom codes, below. Can anyone point me in the right direction on where to start? Thank you double buy_signal=iCustom(NULL,0,"Market\\Shepherd_Harmonic_Patterns",0,0);...
Hello, I am trying to make a simple panel that will allow me to see the open trades taken today, but I can't seem to find code to do this. How can I determine the day a trade was opened, assuming it is still an open trade and in the terminal. I know I can use OrderOpenTime() to get the full...
How can I get real time economic date releases into my e.a .I only need to get the actual value when released for example the actual value for USD NFP.Any help with that?
I would like to involve OnInit() in a .mqh file so that OnInit() will be executed both in the main .ex4 file and in the .mqh file. Is this possible? One must then override OnInit() in the .mqh file in some way.
as the pic, 6 trades,how to get the chart of every trade? how to see the most loss ? before using it in real trading ,how to make sure it will not go wrong in reality? thanks a lot!
how to make sure that my robot can only be used on one trading account?
Hi, My plan is join an Forex Prop Trader which use MT4, without EX support, and send order via a EA that I have on MT5. I don't know if I can use signals for that. I wish i could use another way to copy all the trades with slow delay. I have no problem requesting an job, i just need to know how it...
Hi guys I am trying to find a way to programmatically  re-initialise all of the active charts. What I tried is to write a loop that goes through all the active charts and change the TF to M1 and back to its previous TF. void InitialiseActiveCharts(){   long currChart,prevChart=ChartFirst();    int...
Hi guys, im trying to develop my EA. Im racing this problem: id set up moving everags is the same subwindow of Oscillator Stochastic, how Can i check if MA is higher then Stochastic level 90? Otherside, how can i get the value of the stochastic"'s level?Thank you in advance
test on EURUSD,H1 (netting)log files size exceeded 2095 MB, test terminated 2016.04.05 09:00:01 failed instant sell 0.01 EURUSD at 1.13854 [Invalid volume] 2016.04.05 09:00:01 failed instant buy 0.01 USDCHF at 0.95917 [Invalid volume] 2016.04.05 09:00:01 failed instant sell 0.01 EURUSD at 1...