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All of a sudden, added indicators like horizontal lines disappear when I move off the timeframe or pair, despite checking "Show in all Timeframes" in the Properties. I need to fix this fast! Thanks in advance! Patrick
Hello all, I've read some the tuts on here, and attempted to create a simple indicator. What I am trying to acheive, is to create a gray rectangle that will be placed at the top right hand side of the chart, very simple. I got the rectangle on the chart, but it's not placed at the top and also, it...
Hi folks, This is driving me mad!! I'm creating an indicator that uses 4 buffers to be diaplayed. Unfortunately only 3 out of the 4 display. Here's a simplified version of the code. I'd greatly appreciate any advice. Thanks in advance!...
Hello. Im new here. i want to know the coding for ea. the requirement is the order will enter for every hours 24 time a day.can anyone help me?thanks in advance
please somebody can help me does somebody know the diffierence between build225 and build226?
Hi All, Maybe someone could assist with this question - I'm running EA's with much success, and obviously on each tick coming in to the terminal the EA will execute. I'm however finding that over certain time frames - late night GMT - I miss quite a few ticks which throws my EA's out and won't...
has anyone this indicator? thanks xybalduin@msn.com
Hello all, I think it is very important to know when a market in MetaTrader opens. I would like to write an indicator that prints the market opening time of the current symbol on every chart's top left corner. Therefore I need to find out the market opening time, e.g. 09:00-19:00 for EURABC, for a...
New article Practical Implementation of Digital Filters in MQL5 for Beginners is published at mql5.com: The idea of digital signal filtering has been widely discussed on forum topics about building trading systems. And it would be imprudent not to create a standard code of digital filters in MQL5....
Hi everybody i am new in codding but yesterday i convert two indicators in expert advisors.Unfortunately they don't work.I really need help.
Hi, I am a novice as you can see. If I want the EA to trade only on daily chart should I use the constant as below if (Period() == PERIOD_D1) or should use the value as below if (Period() == 1440) Both seem to do the trick but don't know which is the proper way to do it. Thanks
Please I want people using this forum to help me correct error that could not make this attached ea backtest or demo trade. There was no error during compilation yet doest work. Please help
Hi! I don't know why OrderClose() is not working. Could You help me please. extern double TakeProfit = 500; extern double Lots = 0.1; extern double TrailingStop = 100; extern double StopLoss = 200; double sar,imacurrent; int cnt, ticket, total;...
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Hello. Can you please be able to help me to set up mt4 platform to Oanda using API libraris from Oanda?
I am trying to write the TRSI indicator showing the SMA line as a histogram, and think I am pretty much done. The only problem is that the Histogram starts at 0. Can anybody help me, or tell me how to use the 50 line as a histogram base. I have searched for how to do it in the forum, but have not...
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Hello, I had a problem with my terminal today when i checked it, the EURCHF chart completely froze up until i have restarted the terminal (closing and re-opening the chart window also helped once). The last candle was at 19:01 (yesterday), and i restarted the terminal at around noon (today). It...
Hi, I'd like to copy my Fibonacci parameters set up from one MT4 to another. Can someone tell me please which file from which folder I have to copy and paste? Thanks in advance.
Hello everyone, First post from me so go easy. I'm no programmer but over the last few days thought i'd give it a go. I have made an alert indicator that I want to email me specific, more complex email. After some reading I found and used the SendMail(Subject,Body) function well. It worked...
Hello, I am mew in MT4 .... what is the best way to scan (with EA) many pairs (ex: EURUSD, EURGBP, EURJPY, USDJPY) on ONE computer?
Plese review the attached picture. Can someone explain the code to draw those rectangles in the right lower half that you see in the picture? Thanks ForexWatchman
Hello everybody, The crosshair tool calculates thedifference between two prices and the number of bars. Is there a possibility to change thisin order to calculate the number of calendar days on a daily chartinstead of the number of bars? If this is not possible, is there a wayto write a tool like...
Hello, I'm experiencing connection errors in the terminal. The errors are shown below: - TradeContext: ping error - Cannot login [No connection] - DataCenter connecting failed [6] The account is demo with broker Alpari UK. These errors seem to be occurring fairly regularly. Can someone please tell...
Ok so i admit im a little new to the trading world and already im getting sick of watching my screen. So i think its time for an EA. After looking at what i think would work, what i want is pretty much is the parabolic indicator to the "t". The only difference i want in it is that when it makes a...
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Hello, I Don’t understand the 3 parameters for the Custom Indicator:ZigZag. 1/ Extdepth 2/ Extdeviation 3/Extbackstep. Could someone explains what means those 3 parameters. For others softwares, I use to have 3 parameters (Price field, Reversal Amount and Percent or Point). Best regards.
Hi anyone can help me? I already reference other programs how to do. They use timeday() function to check if close[i] and close[i+1] are different days. However, because the time is data server's time. Over 00:00am may not be the next day! Anybody can help me? How can MT4 can seperate the dates...
I downloaded the platform to my computer (Vista) and installed a custom indicator to my experts folder in drive C, I could access the indicator on my charts and all was well. But later I downloaded another platform, thinking I could keep 2 mt4 platforms on my computer. The 1st platform was...
I'm new to this whole thing and I don't know about your first EA but mine has been exhausting so far but I keep learning new stuff so it's kind of fun. Here is the deal as simply as I can put: If the sell condition is met I'd like to sell and then close all buy orders and vice versa. I keep getting...
Hi, After nearly two years writing and testing EA's I'm experiencing a problem running optimization. I wonder if somebody has already had such a problem and how can be solved. I run optimization for any EA and after looking at the results I choose, for instance, the line with the best net profit....
Hi, I am writing EA to trigger alert on price crossing the line, but it is not working, could you help ? extern string MLine_Name = "MLine"; extern color MLine_Color = Goldenrod; extern int MLine_Style = 1; extern int MLine_Width = 2; extern int...
PLEASE I HAVE BEEN WORKING VERY HARD TO GET THIS SOFTWARE WORKING ON/ PLACING TRADES ON ALL PARABOLIC DOTS OF ALL TIME FRAMES, CAN YOU PLEASE HELP OUT WITH THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE SOFTWARE. GAB