Here is the current state of my present EA. MyHope v2. You cannot backtest it, as it gets it's values from the indicators on the chart. You will need to place the indis on the chart for it to work.myhopev2.mq43_level_zz_semafor.ex4qta_v3.ex4
I've been making EAs for a few years now, and although I may not be a master of MT4, I have picked up a number of tricks along the way. I've finally reached the point where I have two systems running on real money, doing well, and I thought I would make a quick thread with tips for those getting...
Hi guys, can someone make one out of the ZigZag indicator which will give me an alarm when I go on long or short? The settings are: EXTDEPTH: 5 EXTDEVIATION: 2 EXTBACKSTEP: 3 When the last peak at the bottom is broken down: Short When the last top tip is broken: Long. Furthermore, a line...
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I'd made the mistake of attempting to test my EA's ability to download history data and have found the speed from the access.metaquotes5.com server to be *extremely* slow.
At first I thought it was because I was running Windows in a VirtualBox emulator, but my server has a 100Mbps connection direct...
I really don't get the difference between the OrderSend() and PositionOpen() Methods.
1) With both it is possible to open positions?
2) If I'm not using pending orders at all, why would I need to use OrderSend()?
3) Why not always using the OrderSend() method for all kinds of request? Why...
INTRODUCTION I have learned a few things after thousands of hours fighting with MQL4 and I want to share some of it. Here is my qualifications: I am not a professional programmer but have written an EA that is 20 or 30 pages long. And yet it will backtest (on H1 with 1 minute data, on Ticks) in...
Has anyone out there experienced problems with the iLow() indicator function? I just recently coded an EA that compared the iLow() to the lower band of the iBand() indicator function. For both functions I used a 15 minute interval for the calculation. The actual code I utilized was the following:...
using MT5 b507 and now i get this error when the expert: exp_tema.mq5 on EURUSD_H8
2011.09.16 12:34:55 exp_tema (EURUSD,H8) cannot load indicator 'Triple Exponential Moving Average' 
dont see why this is happenning now.
Good evening to all experts here, Actually i'm looking for a simple EA which is able to help me close the trade by only 1 standard indicator . I hope that i can do it by my own. That's why i'm looking for a template which is similar with it then i can edit it and learn some coding skill. Anyone can...
Dear coders, I wish to challenge you to post the shortest possible code to execute the following functions: - hide SL/TP: true or false - SL and TP - Trailingstart - Trailingstop - Trailingstep These order modifications are intended to be placed after orders have been opened on an ECN server. So far...
I'm trying to create a simple function that generates a random number using seconds.
I'm having trouble getting the value of seconds.The what is wrong?
this is the function.
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Do you know of any sites / tools that'd let me:
* Graph the weekly return of an index (let's say the S&P 500) vs. my weekly forex account return?
* Graph the weekly % fluctuation of an index vs. my weekly forex account % fluctuation?
It can be done through MT or whatever, but I want the charts...
how can it be done ? i am trying to create a new EA based on reversal candlestick patterns a as described in https://www.mql5.com/en/code/268
I have copied the file signalcandles.mqh under the MQL5\Include\Expert\Signal folder but i still don't see this signal in the wizard
thanks for your...
I am trying to use the Expert Advisor generation wizard of the MetaEditor to generate an EA based on Force Index, ADX and OsMA indicators. I can't seem to find these indicators listed. Can someone point me to how to generate these through the wizard.
who uses unicode with only digits?
is there anyone who uses this unicode style in financial data? client or developer?
at least, we would be able to select the type of file to export,
not being forced to export in a format which most of us cannot use directly
can someone please shed some...
My EA pyramids (x3) into a position with max lots per position, set to 5. When I Buy to close or Sell to close out all positions, I could be closing 15 lots max. I understand that there is a 5lot max per order in the comp, but closing out the positions in one order, would essentially be greater...
Hello, according to the MT5 information, MT5 supports trading of futures as well as stocks. Does anyone know of a broker which plans to implement MT5 trading for futures and / or stocks, as well as forex?
I have a question about working with existing indicators on a chart. I am trying to write a script
that has access to the indicators attached to the current chart. They show up when I run ChartIndicatorsTotal()
but when I cannot get the handles for them. Any ideas? Thanks...
here is result from ATC testing -- 1 errors: expert takes too long time (more than 20 minutes)
If the testing of an Expert Advisor takes more than 20 minutes, it will not pass the check due to excessive consumption of resources.
The rule is unfair for Multi pairs EA!
if only one...