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Hello, is there a way to write my own optimization formula? What I would like be able to sort my otimization results according to smoothness of the equity curve. By the way, can somebody explain me a meaning of 'Optimization' tab in 'Expert Properties' of strategy tester. There some fileds which I...
I´ve found the attached document on a web page. And was very interesting to read, specially when you see that the system was tested only on dailies. So, today in the mornig with a relaxed market I started to write the conversion from Tradestation code. After 6 hours, I learned one more murphy law:...
  Price Trender (36   1 2 3 4)
Hi Folks! I made a nice tool which can be used to check the price location instead of moving average. The tool is fully adjustable so u can change price, period, moving average type and timeframe. Check for your self
Hi Folks! When I was debugging my EA orders I wanted to print when they was created. But the OrderOpenTime() function returns timestamp number so it is hard to read the date from it without any tool or conversion. So I made a nice function that convert eg. 12313132 into a string like 2006.03.12 12...
HI all, I recently found Bronze Warrior EA. It show profit since Jan 2006(Overall performance) till now. But it is code in MT3. Do any know MT3 and able to re-code for MT4? The attachment is the BronzeWarrior EA in MT3 format. Hope some one willing to help . And we can try on this EA....
  Ask and Bid (2)
if(bid<maexpL) CloseBuyEarly=1; I am probably too tired to understand what I am doing wrong. The above statement returns and error - 'bid' - variable not defined. Please tell me what I need to make this error go away! Go ahead, Make My Day!- Clint Eastwood Dave<<<
My custom indicator mode has multiple choices. Instead of creating a custom indicator for each of the choices, I wanted to have a single custom indicator with a pulldown menu to select the choices. How can I do it? Thank you.
On the website of the Automated Trading Championship 2006, an interview with Ahmed Soliman using the nickname of CodersGuru has been published. Ahmed is a professional С++ developer. Besides, he develops custom Expert Advisors. Ahmed is going to not only participate in the Championship, but to win...
Is there any script or indicator to give an alert when the price reach a certain level?this will help a lot for those who trading with lines such as fibonacci, S/R, and so on, as this will allow trader to not stare at the monitor all day long. I already use "search" feature, but it seems I'm out of...
Hello, If we define a variable just after start() function and within the start() block {}, can we call this variable anywhere within the start function block? If we want the expert advisor/computer to remember this variable value must we define this variable as a static variable? For example if...
  A stolen article! (12   1 2)
In SBFX you will find an article Placing your first order step by stephttp://www.strategybuilderfx.com/showthread.php?t=16946 This article is mine The link to the original article: http://www.metatrader.info/node/97
  Here's The Coderguru Pict (31   1 2 3 4)
take a look ppl http://championship.mql4.com/2006/news/15
Been looking around and did not find my answer for this question i want to know how to calculate the profit/loss but i dont want it to calculate the totalprofit so using orderprofit will not work because it calculates the profit loss on all open pairs. here is an example i have the following open...
Hello Everyone, Long time I haven't posted, but I am back to the forex and forum. Does anyone would if it is possible to backtest your EA that buy or sell different currency. I am not sure if it is feasible, as so far I have been able to backtest an EA on 1 currency pair and when the EA tested was...
Does anyone have 1M data prior to June 2004?
I think will be great to have a list with news EA + explication how it works and what setup Please specify if you use it LIVE or DEMO Happy trading
Hello, I am trying that my EA would calculate automatically the proper lots based on available margin. ContractSize=NormalizeDouble((((AccountFreeMargin()*AccountLeverage())/Ask)/10000),1); I've placed this line after the start() and before the ordersend. Of course the ordersend takes the lot size...
  Chaikin Money Flow Index (101   1 2 3 4 5 ... 10 11)
Can somebody review my first custom indicator code for Chaikin Money Flow. I just want to make sure there are no errors. If there is a simpler way to construct this indicator, please let me know. In my code, I wanted to avoid building an array of Accumulation/Distribution volumes for each bar and...
Is there a way to automatically start scripts? I want to run a simple script that checks if IsConnected(), but I have to remember to load it anytime I restart the program or reload the chart I happen to associate it with.
  Unfair Trading Practices (24   1 2 3)
Well O.K., This is a tuff market to make a profit in even when things are going good. I have noticed over the last few months that when we figure a way to grind out a small profit, they (the Broker's) keep changing the rules. Like for example: Trading the news, this has proven to be a money maker...
When I atach any ea to the chart, i dont see any symbols where system make trades. I mean arows or anything. Can anyone give me a hint, what to do? I even tried to reinstall metatrader, but it didnt help
Do the EAs require the Market Watch window to be open? I had been running my EAs for days and they would not enter any trades and then I loaded the Market Watch window and now they started working. Thanks, BI
Does anyone know of a broker or brokers that allows small trades like $100 lots? any broker other than interbankFX, and if not than the next lot size of $1000, and using the MT4 platform. Thanks MKH
Does anyone know if there is an indicator that can calculate the daily average total of PIPS ? thanks in advance, Leighton
Before I discovered MT, I have to use some other programs like, Trek or eSignal. MT has powerfull advantages against another. Is a trading platform and is studies platform. However MT has a problem, the data feed. There are some post of traders complainig about corrupted data or spikes in quotes....
  Daily Profit (1)
Hi I am working on a function to determine whether an ea has hit is daily profit target, but I am unsure if I am doing this right. Specifically when I check the closed orders. All my orders open up as pending orders, does a pending order's ordertype convert from OP_BUYSTOP to OP_BUY when the stop...
  PM Spammer (45   1 2 3 4 5)
Hi, to moderators: I got a spam PM from a Michael3 "-->Hello Friend, What do you think about the best of Forex Signal Service? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello friend We took the freedom of sending this email to offer our service of forex signs...
  Solar wind (134   1 2 3 4 5 ... 13 14)
Does anyone know if this indicator re-paints the past?
Could someone show me a snippet of an array for logging the details for all open orders? I want to be able to track information on all Open orders such as OrderOpenPrice and order profit. Then I would like to use the information in the array to find the minimum and maximum values. I've tried all...
Hello, I need to change period of some custom indicators on the flow. What can be the suitable code for this? I need to code like A. Is this a valid code after compilation the code? I mean, can iCustom and other built in indicators functions access custom period values on the flow? Or should I need...