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Hi, Is there any way how to detect whether the indicator is restarted from the compiling operation or from the editing property values drop down window?
Hi, has anyone actively traded around 9/11? What was happening then? Which broker were you trading with? What about liquidity?
Hi, This certainly is not the most appropriate place for my post but I am sure it's gonna be of interest for many of us: Actually, it's said that in Forex you cannot lose more money than you have on you r trading account. But is that really the case? I mean, sure you're stopped out at one place...
  ProfitOnSymbol (19   1 2)
I've created an indicator that others may or may not find useful. Essentially you no longer have to have the "trades" section at the bottom of your screen. It will show you the total profit and profit on that symbol, so there's no need to look down or have it enlarged. When big is set to "true" you...
Hi there, Question regarding #import Lets say I have an expert called myexpert.mq4 that has the following function definition... ///// Code for myexpert.ex4 expert #import "mylib.ex4" #import int AppFunc() { // Do some stuff return (0); } Notice that the "myexpert" expert imports a library called...
Someone passed me an EA that showed a reasonable equity curve backtested on eur/usd daily chart with the attached settings. Please feel free to try out different parameters values to obtain even better results and share the settings here so that everyone can benefit from it.
A Better Way To Code III think MT4 chart programs should be split up into 2 types: 1) DISPLAY or FRONT END 2) WORK or CALCULATORS The display programs would be: 1) Chart window plot 2) Separate window plot 3) DASHBOARD 4) Digital Compass 5) Gauge 6) Meter 7) Multi Meter 8) History bars The work...
I would like to get some indication of many pips per month generated is a great result? I am not concerned with lot size but would like to get a rough idea of what amount of pips per month would be average, great and outstanding...I would appreciate any guidance. Thanks James
Is there a way to get the time zone offset from GMT of the broker's charts from a command that can be used in indicators and experts? If not, could something to do this, be added to the next Build? For example it would be great if a function or command such as MarketInfo(Symbol(),MODE_GMT); or...
Hi, I would like to send email alerts to several emails at once. The Metatrader help file indicates that only one address will be picked up that is entered in the email tab under options. For example I tried "email1@server.com,email2@server.com" and of course no success. Will using the...
Hi all, I've been trying to find out what devices is actually supported. There is a wide range of Windows Mobile phones with different screen resolutions like: 240x240 240x320 320x240 640x480 800x480 Would Metatrader run on any of these? I am especially interested to know what happens at...
ObjectGet() can't return which window the object belongs to, when a script run on a subwindow, it even has no way to know which window it runs on? the subwindow's shortname? WindowOnDropped() only return the window id when using mouse dragging, thus it always return 0 when use hotkey to...
  Strato - RIP (8)
Some of you may have known Strato, who used to post a lot at SBFX. I saw this notice in another forum. On Friday evening, June 6 2008, Craig Smith (a.k.a. Strato) passed away. He was a great friend and mentor to many people, and had a big heart. He suffered for over six months from non-hodgkins...
Hi all, I asked this question in another forum but it was moved, I think it was meant to be moved to this one but instead it got buried in another thread. I know a little about MQL programming but not enough to solve this problem! I'm trying to create an indicator with two buffers. The values held...
With the method that I trade, nothing is initiated until ADX rises above 30. In order not to have to remained glued to the computer, I was hoping that someone can code in an alert sound. I would like an alert sound to get my attention once ADX rises above 30. I've attached the indicator that I have...
I'm asking this as a general survey to see what kind of DD you would REALISTICALLY accept to gain 20% a week. (Realistic is the keyword there!) Just curious. Thanks! (No I'm not making 20% a week, just a question)
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Hi, I'm always use EMA 50 as my major guideline for my entry and TP. EMA 50 can be temporary support & resistance. I'm using M1 chart to enter position and see how much the different current price from EMA 50 on M5 chart as my first target and M15 as next target. Can someone help me to do simple...
Is there a way to set pending orders(s) to enter a single position with 4 lots and, at the same time, set orders to take profits at +50, +100, +150, +200. The 'help' mentions "opposite positions", but this does not appear in the "type" window as described. I have tried searching the forum without...
I have a very simple question, is anyone using futures (of the same currency) as an indicator on their spot trading strategy? Does anyone know if there are any indicators that plot available futures prices for the pair to the screen?
Hi there, Strings are a bit quirky in MQL and I am struggling with a bit of code that employs string references as parameters to functions. Rather than go into detail about the code in question, here is a simple example script that highlights the problem....
Anybody know anything about running terminal.exe as a service under Server 2003 ? I appear to have set it up correctly, and it works if I start the service manually, but doesn't start up automatically. Any thoughts appreciated Mark
Hi, I was trying to make an indicator with bars displayed in the separate window. Similary like Heiken Ashi indicator shows bars in the chart window. I've changed #property indicator_separate_window in the HAS indicator but the result is not what I've expected Is it possible to make bars in the...
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HI, I would like to insert in my expert advisor a DAILY LIMIT LOSS (different from a stoploss used by the trade committed). Idea underlying permit to lose a few pips per day to EA, it stops during the day when it overpass this limit, then it starts again the next day. How to codify the language...
Hi there, When writing a MT4 library is there a means programtically of determing whether the code is being called from an Expert, Script or Indicator? For example... void some_function() { if (IsScript() == TRUE) { // Do some script stuff... } else if (IsExpert() == TRUE) { // Do...
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Hello to all..... Does anyone know where I can find more information on the following indicator called AltrTrend Signal V2 2 for metatrader? I noticed the author is called "Collector" but cant seem to find more detail? I would like to know what the input criteria for this indicator has ben based...
Hello, I am developing a new EA right now and need some help with coding to complete it. Afterwards I want to post this EA for all you to download for free at this page! I need to code this SL: After Buy/Sell the SL is at -30pips --> Everytime the price moves 30 pips (in the right direction of...