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I find MetaTrader the most advanced FX trading platform available, the automating and advisor features are simply unique. It is a pity that the English documentation does not keep up with the program's excellence, as it contains many syntactical and grammatical errors which are distracting at best,...
I would like to have a 3 minute-chart. Is it possible? Thanks!!!
Forum is good, but it is slow :) if (chatroom) { community++; faster_help=true; } What do you think?
This looks like a great Custom Indicator for no-lag marking of price reversal. I have been using TRIX with 4,4 settings to accomplish this. I am now comparing this 5_34_5 indicator to TRIX, and time will tell if 5_34_5 proves out to be a more reliable "predictor". The one and only problem with the...
The author of this indicator says created charts will automatically be active whenever MT4 is restarted, so long as the "breeder" chart is also still open. This is incorrect. When MT4 is restarted with the "breeder" chart still open/active, all special timeframe charts created from it are as dead...
Hi, Has anyone got any experience running MetaTrader 4 on Linux using win4lin?
I was installing MetaTrader4 on Linux. Every thing looks OK. That only problem I have, is that when I try to make a Back Testing to some kindof an expert, I get an error: "..No Data for Testing" I have downloaded Historical Data from the server, but I still get this error. What Can I do?
I tried posting this to the code base but received page not found error 404. So it's here instead. This indicator shows either Tema, Dema or Ema based on a tick count per candle rather than a fixed candle time. It shows up and down arrows for trading the ma crosses. Using ticks for candles means if...
Hi everyone, please i like to know the meaning of the follwing inputs in true scalper profit lock ea, RSIValue = 50 ; AbandonMethodA = true ; AbandonMethodB = false ; Abandon = 101, breakeven trigger= 25, breakeven = 3. Thanks in advance . Willy.
I am relatively new to MetaTrader, not to trading though, and havecreated some EAs using Expert Adviser Builder. Most work fine but amhaving trouble when I use multiple exits. Close(buy) logics and close(sell) logics with the OR function. Multiples with AND work fine, butit won't recognize any I...
This is a request for an upgrade to MT4. Please include the ability to have multiple rows of chart tabs, and to toggle any row between "Active" and "Inactive". Explanation: I like to focus my fx trading on only a couple of fx pairs at a time. I like to have an expanded sequence of timeframes for...
Hi! I need to maximize the window size of a chart window by keyboad input. This is different from F11 to make MT4 full screen. Does anybody know how to do this ? I could not find this function in a comprehensive list of hotkeys. The other info wanted: Is there any hotkey or key combination to open a...
Hello, I have a variable in my Indicator, and I would like to check it each time MetaTrader is launching, after this first check, the variable must'nt be checked until the next start of MetaTrader. Is there a way to make this ? Thank you...
My EA (2 MA cross) works fine when I input 0 at applied price (CLOSE). I want to use FIRST INDICATOR'S DATA at one of the MA then I set 8 but don't works. What can be wrong? Is not 8? Thanks.
Hello all, I am currently working on money management when entring multiple orders. I know how to calculate # of lots for one order considering risk % and account balance. That would be: Account Balance=$5,000; Risk=2% Buy EURUSD at 1.4755 with Stop Loss 50 pips. Since Account Currency is USD, Mini...
Hi, could you take a look to the following screen print? How can I proceed to assign the right icon to the files with extension EX4 and MQ4? I'm not able to attach these EA to a graph. Thank you! Alberto.
Hello, Following the indicators, I would like to open one order at a time. So before open an order, I would like EA detect if there is an open order yet. Second, it must detect the type of the order (BUY or SELL order). Process will be: 1. EA detect if there is open order yet, if none, it open order...
Hello, On my indicator, I set a GlobalVariable for the trend. When the trend is up, GlobalVariable is 1 and when the trend is down the GlobalVariable is -1 On my EA, I get the GlobalVariable, but I only succeeded to get the current GlobalVariable. I would like to get previous GlobalVariable at...
Built in iSAR() Function only tell us price of existing dot. There is no iSAR() Function with shift = -1 :) My question is: 1. How can i know price for next dot? (assuming closing price will be at current price) 2. If current SAR dot touch by the price, to what price SAR dot will move? I know i can...
Hello Friends I am able to create a indicator which draws a osciallator which moves above and below zero. The oscillator is drawn when the indicator is attached to a chart for a time period. Trend is up if above zero and Trend is down below zero. What i want is the value of this indicator for...
hi. i need help extern datetime thedate=( i want to insert today's date here ) how? i tried TimeDay(CurTime()) but it didnt work
Hi, I just installed MT4 on new komputer. And I want to copy the mailbox on old computer to the new one. I already try to copy file in the mailbox and config folder to new computer but when i open the MT4 the message not shown. Is there any way to do it? Thank you. Aldhy SP
I would like to know what it means: //---- input parameters periodAMA = 9; nfast = 2; nslow = 30; G = 2.0; dK = 2.0; My EA is based on MA but when the market does big movies my EA's get strange. Maybe AMA can solve this problem. Thanks.
Here is the link to the picture. https://c.mql5.com/mql4/forum/2007/04/gps_prob2_2.gif It is from "Did you see such a picture" thread started by Rosh, and this image posted by Collection. I'm using "-" and "|" character to draw this line (using label), any better idea?
hi all i need to obtain all symbols in MetaTrade... How to code? regards charles
Hi all, How can I display time continuously without it beingdependent on the data. i.e. the time is updated without any update in the tickvalve. Cheers
I have altered a template advisor to open buy trades only when the current MACD is > 0 and when the previous MACD < 0 (with a few minor additions). Why would this trade open, when the MACD is clearly below zero? Is the advisor seeing the MACD jump above 0 on another chart period? Can someone...
When a position is closed using a stop loss, the "close" isn't written to any log file (at least none of the log files I can find). The only indication I can find of a stop loss trigger is the s/l column in the Account History tab, which turns red. Can anyone point me to the correct log file to see...
when an order sell Gbpusd :op = 2.0024 sl = 2.0054 profit = 1.9807 ask = 1.9959 ,I modify sl to 1.9979 by orderModify() . And orderModify() return the value of Error= 130 (non-valid stoploss). the code is as follows : bool bSuccess = false ; double _OrderStopLoss = OrderStopLoss() ; double...
when an order sell Gbpusd :op = 2.0024 sl = 2.0054 profit = 1.9807 ask = 1.9959, I modify sl to 1.9979 by OrderModify(). but,to my suprise, the function return the value of error 130 ( non-valid stoploss). the following is my code : bool bSuccess = false ; double _OrderStopLoss =...
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