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Hi - I put a request in for programming but haven't had any response yet, so I just want to know if this is possible in metatrader 4: 1. I want to enter a buy or sell order at a specifi price level 2. I only want the order or trade to trigger if price is outside the Bollibands when it hits my level....
Hi there. to assist my automated trading via EA-s in MT5 I would need a database in which/from which I could read/write data using mql code. I've seen some posts explaining how to connect MT5 with MySql, have tried that, but it's a bit difficult, while writes to DB are straight forward, reads from...
Hi, ------------------------------------------------------- Question 1: somewhere inside position-managing parts of my EA, i need to close an open position. Since I have the ticket of that position, I can easily close it using standard class function Ctrade bool RES =  PositionClose(ticket,...
I want to prepare an EA that will send limit orders as market orders whan price is rached. Example.In Eur/USD price is 1.16593 and is going down and the EA want to buy at 1.16574. When price reaches that price, the EA sends a market order. The problem is to avoid ANY negative slippage even if there...
What is the cause, how to remove this ? JS      2       00:07:19.699    Core 1  2017.06.01 00:02:00   failed instant buy 2.20 EURUSD at 1.12470 [Trade disabled]QM      0       00:07:19.699    Core 1  2017.06.01 00:02:00   #error: strategy24.mq5::place_order. code=4756 bar=528466 price=1.12470000...
after clicking download on the expert that I want, MT5 opens up, but nothing happens. mql5.com is added under the experts tab in the options menu... What now?
Hello,  I have an EA written in mql5, everything works properly in both live trading and strategy tester. However some times when trying to update local buffers of the indicators the ea is dependent on, it turns an error 4116. This is totally strange to me as all the indicators were attached to the...
Here is the indicator which is returning the time remaining for the new bar: //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                              CandleTimeStationary|//|                                                                  |//|...
Hi, I try to use a CandleTrail function on a simple MAcross system and it works but I have many [Invalid stops] errors and I don't know why. Can someone help me fix this problem? 
Hi all, I'm using the CTrade class to place a pending order and retrieve the executed price when the order gets executed, however I keep getting a value of 0. This is the MqlTradeResult I get : MqlTradeResult{  retcode:10009 deal:0 order:2 volume:1.47 price:0.0 bid:11766.129999999999199645 ask:11767...
Hi, I am trying to learn about Expert Advisory strategy tester. Just as a test I would like to calculate if I opened a position above the 200MA and then closed it when it closed below again or at say 50 pips and again for the opposite. Can anyone assist me in getting this to work on EA Strategy...
Hello Everyone, I'm developing my first EA. I got to write one, and it works perfectly well on the strategy tester.  My EA does the following: I specify a pair of currencies, say currency1 and currency2. When it starts, the EA buys immediately the currency1. Afterwards, it checks the conditions A &...
I am trying to create a simple indicator on Mql5 but i get an ERROR when i compile it... Could anyone help me please? int OnCalculate(const int rates_total,                const int prev_calculated,                const datetime &time[],                const double &open[],                const...
Hello, why when I connect the mt5 to the Metaquotes server is deleted the personal data history present in the folder Custom \ Symbol \ Ticks? Thanks for the reply
Hi everyone, Is there anyone that can help me with my problem on how to convert CloseAvg() function from MQL5 to MQL4? I got this from one of the samples from MetaQuotes.  https://www.mql5.com/en/code/316 double CloseAvg(int ind){    CIndicatorBuffer *buffer=At(0);//--- check...
I have thought that there might be some function that can get me previous Bid or Ask price similar to the one that give OHLC value. But I could not see any such function.    Please let me know how I can get the previous values of the Bid or Ask?
Hello, in my backtest result is see a relative drawdown maximal of 24.24 %. The backest is over 259 trades. The problem: I can't reproduce this value visually in the equity, balance curve. Find attached 3 files zipped : The backtest results in numbers. An image of balance curve and a screenshot...
Hi all! Thank you for looking at this thread. I'm having an issue where an EA keeps removing itself from a chart on tick. It occurs when I add a function to my main EA script. The function is down below. Any help would be greatly appreciated, this is giving me a real headache!...
I have the problem, that I do not get the price of the execution, when I use the class CTrade, the position is opened or closed, but the price is 0.0. I wrote a small expert Advisor for test. In the Demo Account everything works, but only at Livetrading the price is 0.0 Does anybody know, how to...
Hi there, I try to use iMA. This is my configuration: int MA_Definition1 = iMA(symbolName, timeFrame, 10, 0, MODE_EMA, PRICE_CLOSE); For a Buy or Ask decision I need the distance between EMA-curve and Ask- or Bid-curve. 1- Is ENUM_APPLIED_PRICE based on Ask- or Bid-price? 2- What is displayed on...
Good day! 1. I would like to ask how to fill the gaps in historical data. I have tried various methods. From the classic download via History Center of MT4, to downloading a certain software which downloads data from a certain broker, to getting an EA which supposedly downloads data for me. However,...
I have an EA written in MQL5 the EA depends on data from four indicators, sometimes it copies the data correctly most times I get an error 4116, as a result of this error trades that depend on the value of the indicator are closed because of the ridiculous values that are posted to the indicator...
Hello Everyone,  I tried to modify Stochastic,  to pop-up alert  only one time once indicator reach to over-brought or Over-Sold Level. But again getting same error,  //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|...
Hey! I need to dynamically fill objects of complex types (class or struct) with data. The class/struct may look like this: class FooClass{   public:      int Int;      string Str;      double Dbl;      .      .      .};struct FooStruct{   int Int;   string Str;   double Dbl;   .   .   .}; The catch...
Hello, when i place a file into folder files i can open this file when running or debug my expert. But when i run the backtest, the file is not found. Ok, after some research, i found the property tester_file. When i add this to my code: #property  tester_file...
Both of them returns the computer time, isn't it? What is the difference between them?
I'm running the same EA on three MT4 accounts. One relatively large account and a smaller account with the same broker. And another smaller account with another broker. Although I'm running the same EA and same timeframe on all of three accounts, they very often don't trade the same way. Often the...
Hi, I am trying to get the last deal type (Buy or Sell). I tried to find it in  https://www.mql5.com/en/docs/constants/environment_state/marketinfoconstants#enum_symbol_chart_mode as I am using SYMBOL_VOLUME to get the last deal volume, but i couldn't find anything similar to that. I also tried to...
Hi at All, i need to know if is possible to write a file (in the shared folder) when an EA (MT4) is running on MQL5.COM VPS services? Not a VPS with a MT4 terminal but a VPS buy from MT4 in MQL5.COM community! Thanks
I founded this tool for remaining bar, but I don´t know where I can download it; some help please