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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...
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.
Hi, I can't download indicators from MQL5 site unless they are posted in a Zip File or mq4 and ex4 format. If the indicator is like on the picture, then I can't download it. When I press the "Yes, I have Metatrader 4" and the OPEN "metaeditor.exe" LINK, then nothing happens. Also, I set the mq4...
Hi, Hi need to preserve a string variable from reset when I change TF. GlobalVariableSet is not a solution for me because I need to apply more times the same indicator on the chart with different properties, so to work correctly the GlobalVariable should have a different name for each indicator...
Hi all, I tried to install the MT4 platform on a Ubunt cloud server - version 12.04 - but I have an error. I tried with Wine and with PlayonLinux but I have the same error: the operating system is not valid. Is there a problem with the latest Ubuntu version? 
Hello, I saw that there is an OrderCloseBy method. I also saw that when using the UI of the MT4 (build 224) and creating a new order manually there is another type of order "Multiple Close By" (This option only exists if you have opposite trades opened, for example EURUSD buy and EURUSD sell). How...
I have tried few of the libraries in the codebase but I couldn't get them to work. Thanks in advance,
Hi, has anybody found how to get the info of a) market closed - in 509 you can get the error-msg ERR_MARKET_CLOSED132Market is closed.if you send an order and the market is closed - I would prefer a value from MarketInfo() or TerminalInfoInteger() as a closed market is .th. different than...
Hi everyone! So in the moment i'm trying to build a indicator in the subwindow using   ObjectSetCreate() ObjectSetText() ObjectSet() for text and SetIndexBuffer() SetIndexStyle() SetIndexLabel() for the indicator.  Problem 1) The line up between a text line and the indicator line change by resizing...
Hi, i like to know if somewhere is a codesnippet for a info panel on chart. Now i am working with comments to show informations on chart. But this inforemations will be overwritten bei chart candles or something else. I like to have an panel which is in front of all objects on charts. There i want...
Hi I want to run few EA's at the same time and on the same MT4. The EA will be on 1-5 minutes charts, dealing with different entry orders, SL, trailing and so on. My main concern is if I am going to get delays on my entry orders, and is this will be the case how can I solve this problem, like...
Hello every one, I am working on a indicator based on this one : https://www.mql5.com/ru/code/9780 I am modifying it in histogram version by changing : "DRAW_LINE" with "DRAW_HISTOGRAM" . My problem is that my code, drawing all histogram bars in one color dependig on the current candle's color...
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Hello, Does anyone know where I can find an indicator that takes in price values, which when reached or surpassed will cause the indicator to send a sound alert?
I tried to search for a similar problem, but couldn't find it. I use a snippet to read an URL from MetaTrader, found here: https://forum.mql4.com/60608/page2 This works when I put the code in the OnTimer (or OnInit) function, but not when I put it in a own function which I call from the OnTimer...
Hi  I hav an indicator which shows trend . UpTrend is green and down trend is red. As I know some of this kind of indicators are drawing 2 lines .one of them green and the other one red . and when they want to show green one they make red one equal to zero and And conversely if they want red one so...
I want to change the default date of the historical trading data of my linked account, so that mql5 can only present the trading results from a certain date which correspond to results of my EA. Thank you.
Hello all guys. I was wondering if there is any change to develop an algorithm to detect support and resistance. I wanted to try to make one to use for a future development of an expert advisor. May I ask you to contribute to this post and add your code or articles or concepts as basic line ? The...
Hello Folks, i would like to know if there's an indicator that prints signals on the chart based on a series of data... so i could use it to put series of moon phases... its a litlle occult indicator but it will be funny.
Is it possible to pause the timer. It looks like EventTimeKiller(); only works with DeInit. I would like to pause the timer while I execute some orders and then restart the timer once I have finished executing my orders.
Dear friends, please read carefully, this is not the same question that has been asked before and is meant to be answered only by MQL5 staff. I suggest not to comment because if MQL5 answers their answer will be buried in comments and is something that we all should know. I ask here in forum because...
Hey. I'm trying to create a bot executing trades in MT4 based on alerts coming from TradingView. There is tool called AutoView, which executes trades on 1broker.com and variety of crypto exchanges, but it doesn't support MT4 brokers like Tickmill or ICMarkets. So how can I get similar functionality...
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Hi everyone,  Thanks in advance for you help. I have 2 questions 1. I was wondering if I could write something like :  if Period_CURRENT = PERIOD_H1 {... }  if Period_CURRENT = PERIOD_H2 {... } 2. I have an additional question: the PERIOD_M40 do not exist right? Thanks again, Luciole
I am using the Strategy Tester for the first time and just wanted to test a basic EA to get a feel for the function, but am having some trouble in getting my EA to actually work on there.  I have downloaded the required data from the History Centre and have used the Strategy Tester to test the...
Hi all, is there a function to get Total Open Orders for one Symbol only? As far as I know TotalsOrder() will return all Open Orders for all symbols. Thanks in advance pob
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How I can implement a validation of EA based on a date, if it is greater than that date show a message "the EA has expired..."?
I have done a great EA which gives me excelent results when simulating on strategy tester of mt4. On real account it doesn't give me the same results...
I want my EA to print arrows on the chart to indicate where a trade was opened/closed. Is there anyway that we can draw multiple of the same object at different points in the chart? For example I might want to create an arrow on the current bar: Created = ObjectCreate(ChartID(),"Sell_Arrow"...
Hello, Im having some trouble building trend lines around a RSI indicator - what seems to be the problem is the "time" coordinate for setting  lines. The result is :    This is the first time i build such indicator ! Hope you can help ! The code is below :    int limit;   int...
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