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Hello, I wish to have an alarm indicating when a Doji Star has been created. Is this possible? Thanks, Fred
New MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal Build 217 has been released. What’s new: MQL4: Fixed a compiler error that caused crash in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system.MQL4: Fixed an error in the FileReadArray() function. When reading array lines, the number of read lines is returned now.MQL4:...
Hi!! I have some questions about optimization process. This is my case, I have to optimize two parameters: Period: 1 unit steps Sensibility: 0.001 steps. Currently I run optimization test for the two parameters at the same time in this way: Period: Start 1, End 41, Steps: 1 Sensibility: Start 1,...
what function is used to terminate the trades below a certain equity level. Say I want to stop out of the trading once my total account valuy drops below N during a trade. I know the quity function, but it is useful only at the time of opening a new position. I need something to be controlled...
I have created the the following code and placed it in the library folder, as well as the experst folder.  I also renamed it MyLib.mqh,  and I also renamed the ex4 resulting from compiling MyLib.mqh. : //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|MyLib.mq4...
Can I use the same magic number on a bunch of concurrently open trades?  I would like to test a few startegies at the same time on the same account, and I would like to be able to use the same magic number on all trades executed by startegy 1, so that, when they close, I know which startegy to...
Hi there, I need help on this. I want my custom indicator to be tick independent and run every 10 sec. I looked at the forums and tried : int start() { while( !IsStopped() ) { WindowRedraw(); Sleep(10000); // my code } return(0); } And also tried: int init() { while(...
Hello, I have an indicator that makes alerts (signals) in metatrader. I need a script that can place the trade that the indicator has given an alert, in the direction with a stop loss and take profit that can be set in before, any ideas what/who and if this can be done? Thank you!
HELLO PROS, IM A NEW BIES AFTER STUDIES HOW TO USED EA AND HOW TO TEST IT, I DOWNLOAD SOME EA FROM THE ONLINE LIBERARY AND ATTACHED IN MY CHART BUT IT DOES NOT WORK, WHAT HAPPEN, DO WE HAVE SPECIAL EA FOR SPECIAL CHART OR WHEN SOMEONE CREATE AN EA ITS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR DO WE HAVE SOME EAs...
Placing the curser on the currency line (Point) a small window appears showing open, high, low, close and VOLUME. On the M5 chart I sometimes see VOLUME 145? Does this mean 145 lots traded during the line segment? Is this representative on the entire Forex, or just a small percentage? What is...
We know we can create a trend line on the screen. But, is it an object that stays on the same position as it was placed. But, can we take a indicator like CCI or Stochastics and have them move and give them responsiblities like open and closing trades?
What will you tell about a demo the account? Increase in depot in 330 times for 2 hours!!! Working Orders:TicketOpen TimeTypeLotsItemPriceS / LT / PMarket PriceNo transactionsSummary:Deposit/Withdrawal:0.00Credit Facility:0.00Closed Trade P/L:3 393 973.85Floating P/L:0.00Margin:0.00Balance:3 403 973...
I want to call osMA indicator in my EA. Can anybody help me what changes I need to make to my EA to call a signal from osMA.
Hi, I have programmed my day trading strategy, but I want it to run only in the daily trend direction. Is there any EA available which can help me find the dialy trend direction????
Why a Expert Strategy has behavior in Strategy Tester and another in practice? In my account demo, I have done testing (past date period), with a result, then to apply in the account demo, not behaves just like. Thk.
How do i reset my leverage level after my account has been set up? i have already received my login info but dont know what my leverage is.. how do i reset it or check it?
Can anybody give me advice how I can allocate the second bar after midnight. For example in a 4 hour chart the chart that opens at 4:00. Thank you,
Stringo states that divide by zero stops EA... I cannot get this to happen. . ref: 'How to terminate an EA after it's done its job?' stringo 2008.06.17 11:16 Divide by zero in the EA stops your EA permanently. See https://docs.mql4.com/runtime/errors . 2008.06.27 20:26:24 divideByZero GBPUSD,H1:...
Hello folks! I've written a pretty complicated EA which makes a large use of arrays and I have some troubles to get things right. It seems like the program skips execution of some lines or mess up operations... yep, kind of strange and that's why I'm writing here. I've been programing forever in C,...
Hello Friends, I am trying to trade based on Correlation between Pairs and Commodoties. I would like to know if it is possible to have two Charts on the same window. I tried searching on the forum but couldn't anything. Google wasn't much help either. Can someone please...
How do you store/capture a value, such as volume, after an event, such as ALERT, so that you can compare the next value to the last? int start() { int x,k; static int y; for (;;) { k=1; x=Volume[0]; Alert ("Minute ",Minute()," Vol ",x," ",y); y=x; if (k<10) k++; } //----...
I wish to attach a ROC indictor to a standard chart, how do I go about this?
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New article Two-Stage Modification of Opened Positions is published: The two-stage approach allows you to avoidthe unnecessary closing and re-opening of positions in situations closeto the trend and in cases of possible occurrence of divirgence. Author: Genkov
How do I access more Forex charting currencies? I have 18 Forex currencies listed on my Meta Trader 4. My associate has 29 different currencies. Thanks, Fred
Hi, I'm trying to use the FTP function with metatrader but when I try to test it in the Publisher page, the platform cannot connect and return me following errors : 23:09:41 Publisher: starting 23:09:42 FTP: read answer error 23:09:42 FTP: login failed - 23:09:42 Publisher: error connecting to xxx...
Hi there, I've noticed some strange bar behaviour when MT4 terminal connects to the server after being disconnected for a period of time. I wrote a simple indicator to examine this behaviour that prints details of the last 5 bars in a chart every time the start() function is called. The output...
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Hi all, I need some help - I'm trying to automate this process : Each day, I need to assign a new value to specific variables. I would like to upload a file on a server and that the expert advisor will be able to look for this file via internet and change the value of the variables with the new ones...
I can draw a rectangle fine, but what I'd like to do is have there be no fill in the rectangle, and just have the borders of the rectangle drawn. What OBJPROP would I need to call to set a border on a rectangle but have no fill? Thanks.
Hello I have a weird problem with an indicator I wrote that uses IBandonArray. When I first drag the indicator on the chart it doesnt work properly -- the values of ibandsonarray are not displayed at all. However if I recompile the indicator while it is still attached to the chart it will start to...