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Hi, my name is Enrico. I've been asked to develop an MQL5 EA and it has been hard so far as I've never been involved in this field. I'd like to ask one simple question: I'd like to know how to actually open a trade. I need to open the first trade on a random position between Long or Short. So I...
I'm trying to test my code but I keep getting the below errors/messages which prevents me from buying or selling. Thoughts? 2017.05.08 08:46:29.749    2017.04.02 21:08:59   current account state: Balance: 10000.00, Credit: 0.00, Commission: 0.00, Accumulated: 0.00, Assets: 0.00, Liabilities: 0.00,...
Hi It looked verry easy to my but now i get error:                TimeToStruct(TimeCurrent(),myTime);               if(myTime.day_of_week!=5)                 {                  // HERAUSFINDEN WIE DATUM VOM FOLGENDE FREITAG GEHT                  request...
Hi, do you know an expert that allows me to close all the trade at a certain time? For example, it has to close everything at 18:00 on 15/05/2017 ...
I've written a version of the MACD indicator and am storing some price values in an array.  i will be passing the values to an EA to trade.  The problem is when i add the price values to an array, the MACD axis changes so that the max axis value is equal to price.  this completely flattens the MACD...
Hi guys ; is any body here have  any idea about code countig open orders at certain price ; sorry for my weak english and regards
Hi, I finalized my first EA on XAUUSD and after run some back-testing to check the validity of my strategy I'd like to optimize my input variables. Is suggested to use a small time window (2/3 months) vs back testing to be adherence with last market conditions or not? Thanks Giovanni
Once my trade takes profit it closes. Is it possible to make an EA that would immediately re-open the exact same trade? And this would keep happening until I manually stop it. Thanks for any suggestions.
  Take-Profit (2)
Hi, what instruction, can you use, to move the take-profit? example: Price 1.09660 takeprofit +20 pips Second position 1.09710 takeprofit + 20pips. The first position changes the take-profit, on the level of the second take-profit
Hello, I see this strange behavior, I created my EA and if I change the file name and run back test the result is different from the previous file. Why the results are different if change only the name of file (profit, trades, etc)? The above charts is relative to original file and below is the copy...
I want to test some code I just wrote but I can't because automated trading has been disabled.  Thoughts?
I am a beginner in coding. I can make two function to open two trades. However, I want to make it so that first trade is open, then a second trade would come in. And if the second trade is closed while the first trade is still open, it would not open a second trade again until the first trade has...
Hello guys,  i need a exact simple code in order to close positions opened after 2 candles or 3 , where meet a condition also. i dont have any knowledge in programming would appreciate your help ! 
Hello, because I have a lot of problems with Metatrader5 installed on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, through the last updates of Wine, I'd want to ask if it is possible to directly use the Webterminal of Metatrader5 also with the expert advisors, those I find on the market or that I develop by myself. If...
Mql5 CopyTime reference website tells me this: "The function gets to time_array history data of bar opening time for the specified symbol-period pair in the specified quantity. It should be noted that elements ordering is from present to past, i.e., starting position of 0 means the current bar." So...
  Useful money management expert (49   1 2 3 4 5)
Hi everyone, As any real trader knows money management is a key part to successful trading. I have spent many hours coding the expert below and have decided to share it with the forum as a thanks for all the knowledge I have obtained from it over the years. This is not an auto-trading expert, it...
So I have seen on the mql market with some different GRID systems, that during backtesting, the EA can be used manually with a buy/sell/close button. Once the button is hit, the EA takes over and places the orders and acts properly.  Im curious if the same thing could be done with a Loss Recovery EA...
Hi All, I tried to understand ExpertMoney.mqh. Is there someone who can explain this part of that class? Even if we are using a derivated class and if we are surcharging CheckopenLong and checkOpenClose, according to me the end of thoses functions should be : .... if(lot<m_symbol...
Hey Guys, I was wondering if someone could help me I am after a ea or script that can alert or close all orders at a certain level of profit or loss. I have spent hours looking through this site and couldn't find anything, any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers PS  it needs to be for mt5.
Hello ,  I'm looking everywhere but I couldnt find it. Strategy Method; Simple Crossover Buy / Sell And Buy Close / Sell Close  Eur usd H1 5 Day Moving Average Linear Weighted - Close And 9 Day Moving Average Simple - Close . I do not want filter stop tp etc ...  Only Cross Moving Average strategy,...
how can i pause an optimization in mql5 that i've been doing on a robot that i1ve created, the ideia is that if i wanna continue it in other computers i can without losing the previous results already calculated. thanks !
I want to make my ea to clean optimization cache (Clean tester\cache folder) Anyone knows how to do that?
Hello all, I am attempting to use arrays to get data. void TestReadCsvFile() // Arrays = OpenPrice,ClosePrice,PriceHigh,PriceLow,PriceHigh,TotalVolume {    FileHandle=FileOpen(subfolder+"\\GOLD.csv",FILE_READ|FILE_WRITE|FILE_CSV);    if(FileHandle!=INVALID_HANDLE)      {       while(...
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I know it may be a silly question but I want to know if there's anyway to set values to the Boolean function rather than True or False  for example I want it to be up or down in the external parameters 
Hello, I am looking for a tool or utility that tells me instantly when one of my VPS is down or disconnected from my trading account. Can someone please give advice? Please PM me, too. Regards Christian
Why is it that when I do a back test, I get proftis and losses that are different from mt SL and TP.  I am testing a very simple MA cross EA with no trailing stop or anything like that.  I have it set at a stick SLand TP and my results don't reflect that....
posted this question under General, but this seems like a better place... I'm creating my first EA following the instructions in MQL5 Wizard: How to Create a Module of Trading Signals My init function gets called and returns true. I set a break point in CheckOpenLong but the debugger never...
Hello Everyone, I am developing my EA in Metatrader 5 and have an error in strategy tester in the line: iMACD_Handle=iMACD("USDJPY",PERIOD_H1,20,60,6,PRICE_CLOSE); The strateg tester show the error: cannot load indicator 'MACD' [4805] Error= 4805 Error applying an indicator to chart...
One of my EA Indicators: Custom McGinley Moving Average Built Into This EA Indicator: NonRepaint Slope NeutralZone SignalOnlyOnColorChange TradeExitOnlyOnColorChange and more...
Can I programmatically clear the StrategyTester journal on the start of my backtest run? Thanks.