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Hello! I want to achieve the effect of built-in Fractal indicator - shifting arrow plots above an below price action by a certain number of pixels. In MQL5 PLOT_ARROW_SHIFT does the job perfectly, but I couldn't find anything like that in MQL4. I'm aware a similar effect can be done with another...
I was reading mql4 WebRequest() docs and it is turned off during backtesting.  So is there an alternative method(s) to download data from the internet, process it, and then incorporate that data into the backtest when IsTesting() is true? edit:  one of the uses will be to download historical news...
Hi,  I try to use 'else {}' code when market closed just it could play. But two sounds mixed, where is a problem, please? // SELL if( sparam == "SELL GROUP" ) {     ObjectSetInteger ( 0, "SELL GROUP", OBJPROP_STATE, false );     _ticket = Order  (    "SELL GROUP"                       );...
In the following why is it when I input another symbol different to the chart the Indicator is placed on to it doesn't return that symbol? #property indicator_chart_window#property indicator_buffers 1extern color LabelColor  = LightSkyBlue;extern int Corner        = 1;extern color UpColor     =...
Hello, I have an EA that open #3 orders after candle close (if some conditions are true). The issue is that the orders are opened after 10 minutes from candle closing (see attached screenshot of Journal and chart). The orders should be opened at 4:30:00 instead of 4:40:00  Can you help me to...
#Article and Forum for Beginner & About Trading Strategy - Open H‌ello, ‌‌I already found few articles that I will read all of them before I start to write code for my first Trading Strategy EA's.‌‌ But I think if someone ( professional coder or programmer ) will share some links about Trading...
Hi everybody, how do I avoid error 131? //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ // -- Money Management Parameters //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ extern string __s6 = "-----  Money Management Parameters  -----------"; extern bool...
Need to write a string variable that includes the current chart _Symbol. How to do this without the letters turning green/not being able to because of it or any other workaround? Dont want to use 40 eas when one will do
hello please i need to Heiken Ashi candles chart like same renko , offline chart , i need to HST file thank you
Hi, I started to study mql4 and I'm trying to draw some lines into the chart. Using some examples, I developed the following (it simply draws horizontal lines on open,close and mid of the previous weekly candle), but I notice that sometimes it doesn't work for some instrument and sometime it take...
Trying to decipher the last line of code in this segment: int counted_bars=IndicatorCounted();      if(counted_bars<0) return(-1);            //check for possible errors, -1 returned in log if true. start() ends and waits until next tick   if(counted_bars>0) counted_bars--;      int...
Hi guys, got a question that you guys may help me with. I am trying to make an EA to have a for loop to count the number of bull and bear candles in a range. But it always count a zero as result. The following is my code. Any idea?...
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                              Triple Pantalla(Sergi Intradia).mq4 |//|                                                     Sergi Suades...
  EA on linux (7)
Hello. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and I want to start paid EA. I see that free EA are work ok, but if I want to add purchesed EA, nothing happen. I got version 2.9 of Wine. Could someone help me with this problem. I search on forum about info, but i can't find a solution of this problem.  Best regards,...
Hi, How do you retrieve the open price of the current open order? Thanks.
Hello, can is possibol create this condition? If, within three seconds, from the open [0] there are 25 points, open position
  Daily Cams EA (22   1 2 3)
Camarilla Pivots are some of my favourite indicators. If you are not familiar, go to camarillaequation.com to understand the basics. I used the Daily Cam levels as an indicator, but I designed my own strategy (EA) with somewhat different logic to above reference. The EA turns-out to work well on...
void ReadFile_Array()  {   FileHandle=FileOpen(subfolder+"\\TestCSV.csv",FILE_READ|FILE_WRITE|FILE_CSV);   if(FileHandle!=INVALID_HANDLE)     {      while(!FileIsEnding(FileHandle))        {         str=FileReadString(FileHandle,FILE_READ|FILE_CSV);        }     }   for(Separator=",";str...
Anyone know how to configure  mq4 file, so I can choose and change anytime  maximum spread ? I only managed to create the  icon in the EA settings:  extern double   MaxSpread  = 5; but I can`t figure out the rest of the settings... Thank you
Here my indicator code in below. I want to catch the Arrows to open orders. please help me. #property indicator_chart_window#property indicator_buffers 2#property indicator_color1 Blue#property indicator_color2 Red//---- input parametersextern int       NumBars=500;extern int...
Please coders, help, Im not so experienced in MT4 coding. I wont to take and show in EA, RSI value at moment of opening ticket, OrderSend. My EA opens tickets in RSI range 30-70, but I need to know RSI value exactly in OrderSend moment and show that value in Chart for analysing and optimising.
Hello, Could someone tell me what are the steps to revert Metatrader 4 to earlier versions, if possible given some examples please? I have several indicators that do not work with the latest version. Thank you
I tried to make a library. dll file for my EA with Microsoft Visual studio 10. But compiler says 'old code' and doesn't works the. dll. I also tried to compile original. dll file from Examples folder of MQ4, but same result. Please tell me which version of Visual studio will works?
  EXIT MAIN PG (2)
Hello  I know if we find error in   OnCalculate()   by instruction  return(-1) we can stop indi execution and exit it   . But when in sub-program or function is there an instruction to stop the indi execution ? Tnx
Hello everyone, I have been slowly making additions to code my EA. I only have 1 GB (Type-DDR1) on my laptop. The problem I am experiencing is that MetaTrader4/ MetaQuotes4 crash. I think I know the answer, but is there any way to use external ram..
Hello ,, i want ask how can read String From API if i send String from C# by(WIN32 API) to Desktop Like This  "|EUR_USD|1.2323|1.233" i use char | to split this string first name pair second price bid and third price ask   now how read this line in mql4 from my Desktop .!  thank you :)
either in tester or live chart EA/indicator/script, I would like to know how long it takes for a section of code or the entire EA to run through complete sequence.  I checked a thread here which had a speedtest.mq4 attached, but I could not ascertain how to apply it to my situation. Could use MQ's...
Can I use ihigh and i low for stoploss in an EA, and which part of the code should I add it too?  Thanks!
My computer is four core. But only one core is used when tested in the ea test. It takes a lot of time to test or optimize. Is there a way to use all four cores, or accelerate the speed of testing or optimization?
I have a EA and is in back testing in MT4.  While the chart result shown only after the testing ended. If I want to see how my EA works from bar to bar, how can I do it? Thanks in advance