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New MetaTrader 4 Platform build 1090 The MetaTrader 4 platform update will be released on May 19, 2017. The new version fixes some bugs in the operation of the client terminal. The update will be available through the LiveUpdate system.
Important Update for MetaTrader 4 build 1080 The MetaTrader 4 platform update will be released on May 12, 2017. We strongly recommend that you install this update. A month ago, Microsoft released a major update of their operating system Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703). After installing...
Hi guys, I use a button in my indicator to save a screenshot. This screenshot can only be saved to the MT4 data folder. Now I would like to copy it from there to my desktop by using CopyFile from kernel32.dll. I found the description about CopyFile here: https://msdn.microsoft...
How to make a Comment that says how much Lots should i use in order to use only 1 USD? i want to create an automatic Comment text that will tell me how much Lots should i trade with if i want to risk only 1 USD per 1 Pip, in each pair it is calculated differently i want it to be able to calculate it...
Hello! I was looking to request a project in Freelance but had a quick question I was wondering if someone could help me with... It would be much appreciated!!! When a programmer designs a custom indicator... say for instance, that draws an arrow when the FastMA cross the SlowMA, only if RSI > 50......
I have an EA that may open and close several trades during a Trading session. If the Equity increases by $150, then I want to close any open orders and stop/exit the EA from any further Trading. Thank you.
  Equity EA Anyone? (86   1 2 3 4 5 ... 8 9)
Hi, I am looking for an Equity EA. Similar to the e-Trailing EA where you can attach it to a chart to manage existing positions, I would like to find an equity ea that I can attach to a chart or charts to monitor the account equity and close the positions when the desired equity is reached. This...
Alright, so! I have an RSI and Bollinger band in the same indicator window, but the bands keep exceeding the indicator window. How can I prevent this? It is terribly annoying. Thanks in advance.
Hi, I want to simplify my code. What do I want? I want to get 2 variables for the MA20 for each timeframe: e.g.: MATrendUp_1, MATrendUp_5 .... MATrendUp_43200 (and the same for MATrendDown) I could copy the same code for each Timframe and Iam done. But what I think of using arrays instead. From the...
Hello all, this code does not come back in the last line with ArrayBsearch in MT4  (see comments). You have to manually stop the debugger to get out of it. Code hangs in an endless loop in the ArrayBsearch function. I searched the Forum and the Web for any answer but didnt find any. Seems there is...
Using this simplest of EAs: #property strict input bool NewBarOnly = true; int OnInit() {     Print(__FUNCTION__+";NewBarOnly "+(NewBarOnly ? "True" : "False"));     return(INIT_SUCCEEDED); } void OnDeinit(const int reason) {} void OnTick() {     static datetime T1 = D'1970.01.01 00:00:00';...
  MT4 UI Text Size (17   1 2)
Hi fellow MT4 users, I bought a Surface Pro 3 and installed MT4 on it. Works fine however the text is too small to read and strains my eyes making it almost unusable. I have tried changing text size to larger in Windows and playing with the DPI settings but nothing has made the text larger in MT4....
  Windows Range (5)
Hello everyone, I'm trying to make an indicator that can be drawn in the same window with other indicator and I've seen that each indicator has a different range to draw. What do I mean by that? The A indicator and my indicator (let's call it, B) have the same value. So, should both indicators...
  Simple Ichimoku Scalping (52   1 2 3 4 5 6)
Simple Ichimoku Scalping. It is some variation of the settings of the Simple Ichimoku System. This Ichimoku template was improved onto Simple Ichimoku Scalping. On this thread you can find this Simple Ichimoku Scalping for Metatrader 4 and Metatrader 5. Installation for Metatrader 5. - download...
In this article, https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/1492, the author present the following method of computing Z-Score. Z=(N*(R-0.5)-P)/((P*(P-N))/(N-1))^(1/2) where: N - total amount of trades in a series; R - total amount of series of profitable and losing trades; P = 2*W*L; W - total amount of...
Does the horizontal Tab work? If yes, how? I've tried \t but it does nothing anywhere.  I've been checking and I can't find a way to make a Horizontal Tab.  It doesnt work in Alerts, Print or Comment functions. So, is there any way to make Horizontal Tab? You can see it exists in the MQL4 Reference;...
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I'm trying to calculate the account balance percentage but this code does not help. Any advice? I want to use account profit to close all orders when profit  of all open orders exceeds 30 percent. All close code is correct but does seem to work is the code below right?   double ACQ= AccountEquity();...
Hi I'm asking this because I've recently introduced it into my EA and found strategy tests now taking ages and wondering whether the increase is due to the interaction with the broker. I'm a newbie, so apologies if this has been asked before. Thanks in advance
I have some issues in using mt4 on mobile.  Using Ichimoku cloud indicator, but can't get it's full view,  i.e. the senkou span is not showing of complete 26 period. The same can be viewed in mt5, how can that be resolved. 
  Helweg/Stendahl value charts ... (373   1 2 3 4 5 ... 37 38)
Helweg / Stendahl value charts (from "Dynamic trading indicators" book) I guess this one was not made for metatrader yet since it was not possible to draw histograms with one end not being zero. With metatrader 5 that is possible, so here it is (it is metatrader 5 version only since some of the...
Expert removes on restart how to solve this in MT4 ?
Please i need someone to please tell me how to merge 2 indicators so that they can come out as one.The indicators that i want to merge are CCI and MACD. i read something that i want to try out but the writer did not include how to merge indicators. Thanks all.
Hi Everyone! Hope all's well with all! Which is the appropriate return statement to use(return(0) or just return;,,,,,and is there a difference) just to exit the "if" loop without exiting the entire program? All feedback highly appreciated. Thanks yo'all.
Hi,  In MT4, sell order limit or buy order limit set in server side or client? I mean that if I place sell (or buy) order limit and I disconnect from internet then price touch that order limit, what happened? order placed or when i disconnect that order removed? thanks
Hello all, I'm curious to know why would I get different results in my testing and optimization when I make a few minor tweeks in my code that "technically" should bring the same result... see example below. int total=OrdersTotal();   if(total>0){   for(int pos=0;pos<total;pos++)...
  ex4 to mq4 (5)
Hello I have several .ex4 indicators that I need to convert to.mq4 so I can use my expert builder with them. How do I do this. Thank You
Hi, I have monthly historical data for GBPUSD as from the 1900. When I import the historical data file, MT4 does not show before the 1970. I changed the max bars in history and chart to 250000, but the same issue. Sorry for my english. Help me please.
Hi there, I added some logging code to my EA and due to an ill thought through change, the logging got caught in a tight loop and now, the Experts Tab is spewing out comments. If I shut down MT4 and MT Editor and go back, it keeps on outputting the comments. I've tried deleting log files but nothing...
One more average and variations - key thread for MT4 One more average and variations for MT5 -  the indicators for MT5 are inside this MT5 thread  The following indicators can be found on the above mentioned threads: One more average - very advanced indicators with speed changing, with smooth...
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