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Im working on my first EA. Ive got hostorical data dating back a couple years to backtest and one case i need help with is when the bottom completely drops out. as seen in the picture im ataching. Clipped from my EUR-USD M15 backtesting chart, the trade before the dropout is satisfactory however it...
i wrote in my test stratege like below: int start() { Alert(TimeToStr(TimeCurrent())); return(0); } in 5min-10min, stratery test gave not any infomrtion,no lert,no message . The journal showed me the message "Testgenerator:no ticks generated" What's wrong?
hi community, my name is chz and i am pretty new to mql4. i like trading forex very much and i also like the idea of coding a mechanical strategy that leads to success in most of the trades. therefor i have made a nice collection of precommands like do while / enddoif / else / endifvar-name =...
Hi, I am personally Grateful to everyone assisting others here, and I wish all of you the best you wish yourself. Please Kindly assist me with a code that will Automatically Delete Pending Orders that were not trigered after 30minutes. i have tried several options within my undestanding using...
  Split number (3)
I want code to split number and text, every number and text after "," will be add to variable. example : 454,343,55464,2342,85675,asad Anyone can help me make the codes plz
I am tryingto draw a trend line of the bid prices raised to the z power (where z is avariable). Just have a few questions about object draw.: What does time1, price1, time2, price2, and time3, price3 mean? The help file just says time part and point.If I choose current window to be 0,...
  True meaning of volume. (17   1 2)
I am interested if anyone know what is true meaning of volume available in metatrader. Is it number of contracts traded in given time period? Is the data provided from local broker data or is it provided from external sources and it represents total number of traded contracts on the market? How is...
I've seen similar EA which worked great in the last two years but were complete rubbish till 2008. So I've been wondering if there is any logic explanation for it and if you have such a EA, is there any chance it could work for the next year or so? What is your opinion on that?? Is it worth running...
Hi Gurus, I seem to be running in to Timed Out issues !! Now my question - Are there any thresholds, like you should not have your start function running for more than so long ? What if I want my init function to wait until the moment a new bar has just formed and then start it's INITIALIZATION...
Ok I thought I would try mu first indicator from screatch, up till now I have changed and or modified many code with little problem. So I tried one from the beginning. If someone could look at it and tell me my error I would appreciate it very much. i am not looking for you to fix as I need to...
I am getting a lot of these errors in my code: Alert: Order 153 failed to close. Error:4108 Any ideas why? //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                    Manage open trades by ATR.mq4 |//|                      Copyright © 2009,...
Hi, I am trying to code an EA which looks to see if the last bar had a close near the centre and if it did buy or sell on a breakout of the high or low of the same bar but the opening of orders does not happen when I expect. Any ideas? Thanks very much. Code follows....
I'm working on an EA that functioned until this afternoon. Where is the data regarding an open order stored? The open order count is correct at '6', and I receive the 'Here...' alert 6 times for each cycle. I do not get into the code after the 'if'. In thinking back, the only think I can think...
OK so here is my question. i am not new to forex but new to auto trading. as an example if i wanted to sell the eur/usd and Aus/usd at 3pm every day with an oco order how would i do that?
Very basic question but I still haven't learned this. Can EAs draw trend lines on the chart? I want my EA to draw the GBPUSD bid prices on my EURUSD chart. If its possible please point me in the right direction. I need to know which commands I'll need to study and if there are script templates out...
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hello, below is a script, and can anyone help convert this to indicator? thanks // Output OHLCV history for surrent pair/symbol int start() { string fname = Symbol() + "," + Period() + ".csv"; int handle = FileOpen(fname, FILE_CSV|FILE_WRITE, ","); if (handle>0) { for(int i=0;...
I trade a lot of pairs and want to duplicate the open charts in a different directory. Normally I'd have to open the platform and then tediously add all the charts. But I'm sure if I re-install MT4 in a different directory and just copy the right folder from the previous directory it'll display all...
If there is a live order pool with 100 orders, 50 are short, 50 are long. How is it possible to find the most distant opened order? If analyzing the 50 short orders, which order has the smallest open price. If analyzing 50 long orders, which order has the largest open price. I was thinking of...
If you are a pro-coder and interested in helping to convert my simple TradeStation code over to MQ for the share please let me know... Else, if you know of some resources that would help as such, much appreciated...
Hi Friends, I am completely new. I am trying to get my head around Volume. I am so far given to understand that Volume is number of ticks / bar and if that is so, should'nt I expect the volume value at a particular bar on the 10 minute chart to be roughly twice the volume value for the preceding 2...
hi please help me if i have one expert that active in multiple different symbol, how i can use one variable that is common between all symbol that use my expert and how all expert in symbols could read and write to this common variable ? thanks please help me
Hi, I've just updated to build224. When I want to compile/recompile anEA in the editor, it says 0 errors, 0 warnings, but does not make anex4 file. It is running on a VPS, Win Server 2003, with full administrative rights. When I run "metalang.exe" in a command window, it doesn't even write the usual...
I want to have an EA draw a line on a chart from from the low priced bar to the high priced bar over a specific number of bars. I then want a box drawn (width would be time from low price to high price, and height would be the actual change in price). The biggest thing I need help with is simply...
Hi all, Can anybody help me how to show two currency pairs (EURUSD & EURJPY) in one chart overlaping eachother? Thank you BR /Shad_61
  Server time (3)
Hi all, New user to MetaTrader [and don't have a clue about programming it!!], but my server time is wrong. How do I alter it? Many thanks, Rob
Dear All, This is Wizard and I am a newbie in the MQL4, Actually, It looks like that it is easy to learn, but I am a little bit confused with MQL4 logic..........I do not know ..... Anyways, I just wanted to ask a simple question, I want to create a simple program that checks whether the specified...
Hi! I use this indicator but the sound alert does not work. Would you help me? Thanks!
so if you have an indicator that is made of other (iCustom) indi's signals, A,B & C, which are boolean (only 1/0 values). And I want this for result, which type of loop should I use If none of the 3 (A,B,C) is =1 and all 3 are = 0 then result is 0 1 of the 3 (A or B or C) is =1 and the other 2 are...
Hello, I have a question on what to expect from the upcoming summer holiday season. Last year we experienced crazy conditions in the forex market during summer time, but what has been the norm throughout the years? I'm asking since I'm a bit uncertain whether I should put my EA's to rest or let them...