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I have an EA loaded and running in metatrader on several symbols and timeframes that has been running for the past week on a demo acct, and is placing trades; however, it seems to be placing trades in the opposite direction than I want them. Meaning, it biases placing trades toward SELL when it...
When I place the following code onto the chart why does it usually take 5 minutes to load onto the chart. I know im doing something wrong with buffers and iMAOnArray but cant see what? #property indicator_buffers 1      //---- buffersdouble...
Hello to everyone, and thank you for your very generous contributions. I'd like to contribute too to your amazing community! I have studied MQL4 book and doc a year ago in the website and I found it very amazing. Right now I'd like to take my skill to a new level. I'd like to create custom graphical...
Hello everyone, I have been trying to call a second EA from my main EA. I have tried to use #include <KeyBoard.mq4> which causes an error "Can't Open D:\xxx\xxx\xxx". I would like know the correct way to make this possible.
Hello, I am new to mql4 and i start to make my own EA using condition which i take from some free indicators and some bought indicators from the market. I was so disappointing today ,when the developer of an indicator(pattern detection) tells me that is a trading system and it is not have iCustom...
I am trying to open .txt file for read and write access to log some information. Following is the code snippet. int OnInit() {    string fileHandle = FileOpen("test.txt", FILE_CSV | FILE_READ | FILE_WRITE, "+");    if (fileHandle < 0) {       Message("Can't open test.txt in MQL4\\files folder for...
Hello, I am very new to this site/community, but I have become a real fan of making EA´s. Through various websites and youtube I have become introduced to MQL4. Just finished my first EA and after quite a lot of syntax errors that I was able to correct/improve the syntax. After testing my program I...
I made this ea to close all open trades when total pips reach +30, but it doesn't seem to be working, what's wrong with the code? //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                               close on pips1.mq4...
Hello, i have a problem. Would anybody have an indicator or an ea on mt4 that will alert me whenever something appears on the chart? Let me explain better: I have an indicator that creates the signal on the chart like trend-line etc ... I use it on so many charts and so many time frame so it becomes...
It's just a simple candle pattern recognition indicator that has an alert already on it, but there is no sound to the alert.
Hello everyone I'm trying to setup a new trading strategy It's my first, so I have a question. Let's say I start with OP_BUY with a TakeProfit of 2 pips If the martket goes down, so taking no profit, I want to do something else So { OrderSend(Symbol(), OP_BUY, etc...) if(the market goes down open...
Hi guys, I'm relatively new to building my own EA's and would appreciate some assistance coding a customized exit. I would like to close both long and short positions at the middle BB. Thanks in advance for your help!!
how to get current total pips in all open trades? mql4 and mt4 for a 5 digit broker let's say 1st order has opened at 1.00005 and now it's on 1.00025, and second order has opened at 1.00015 and now at 1.00035, then I want a code to get the current total pips of both trades which is +40, how to do...
Hello fellow traders, I want to modify an existing Murrey Math Line indicator (https://www.mql5.com/en/code/8570) on how it drawth the lines. Right now it draws the Line as a Horizontal line on the charts but I want to change it so the line will be only displayed from the current candle (start) to...
Hi there,  Just want to ask, if I use an activation on my current PC. But my PC seem have some problem so I have to take it to the shop and might reformat the PC. So is that mean that I will need to spend another activation on the next? 
I am trying to write ea that will place buy when the indicator show arrow sell or buy. I am using icustorm to do that but i am struggling with comparing values. here is my code:        void OnStart()   { //---        double sell=iCustom(NULL,0,"myIndi",0,0);        double buy=iCustom(NULL,0,"myIndi"...
Hi, I'm a relative newbie to MQL4 (but not programming). I have created a new EA. I find when I run the EA it somehow defaults to the symbol at the top of the Market watch window, in this case USDCHF. I.e. the Symbols() function returns USDCHF. The output in the Experts window also refers to USDCHF...
Hi I'm trying to retrieve the last 3 values of stochastic main,  and calculate the angle of these three values/lines Is there a way to do this?  I have no issue calling the values out, just can't figure out how to get the angle of these 2 lines (that connects these three Dots)  Thanks! 
Hi, I would like to add an alarm on trade entry to my EA, can someone assist with the code. Thanks
Hi, Is there a function out there that scans forex factory for upcoming news and if there is, it will not trade?  I'm trying to code an EA to have the ability to know if there is upcoming news and if yes, how many minutes away, and if it's high risk news.
Hi Guys ,    I am new in Programing , and want use from an Indicator ( its name is Trend Signal ) , and Signal Line , I tried use iCustom in my EX but it don't give any data , I will be very thankful if you say me where is my wrong ....
how to limit the number of orders on mt4 to be allowed ? to open maximum 5 orders for example? is there any EA or script for this? or configuration?
i have been baffling with the alert when on the current candle , that is i want it to be given immediately the arrow show on current candle. Have worked on the arrow to be showing on current candle when conditions are met  by changing the array to 0 (zero) in other be reading current candle. if...
There doesn't seem to be any function that indicates whether the market is open or closed. I have looked at: IsConnected() IsTradeAllowed() MarketInfo(Symbol(), MODE_TRADEALLOWED) However all of these still return true or 1 during the weekend. Is there a foolproof and good way to truly determine...
Hi, In the attachment is an indicator which does similar to StochRSI. There are two input paras: RSI and K and D. When I chose RSI=14, K=2 and D=2, I get error message as follow: ... 2017.07.09 21:03:30.843 StochRSI EURUSD,H1: zero divide in 'StochRSI.mq4' (77,56) ... But by some other timeframe...
Hi guys I've encountered a bug when spanning a single MT4 instance across 2 or 4 screens.  whenever you buy, sell or close a position, the MT4 will randomly minimize itself back to a single screen (and also then re-arranges the task bar which is quite annoying!) My guess this isn't a supported...
hello, for some reason my mt4 platforms will not open from desktop icons or through the terminal.exe in the metatrader folders for the specific brokers. only one of my several brokers will open. Running windows 10. tried to re download platforms but still have same issus. Also tried a full system...
Hi guys, I have an idea to locate my stop loss (in case Buy Order): at the lowest of 3 previous candles (i used M15 chart) I tried using iLowest ((iLowest(NULL,PERIOD_M15,MODE_LOW,3,1)) but when tested in MT4 it wont modify the SL at correct price, even in other trade SL was not modified at all....
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When two currency chart's are open  the first chart is inactive.  How to make it active using mql4 without closing second chart through programming.
Ok. I'm quite <Deleted> right now.  I spend hours creating profiles for each currency pair and now I noticed that they are all mixed up!  I do save one after another but now when I try to open let's say EURUSD which was saved first it show me NZDUSD that was saved somewhere in the middle of the...