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Please help, I'm trying to code an indicator which will involve a MA. The coding I have come up with for the MA itself is the following: double ONEHRMA=iMA(Symbol(),PERIOD_H1,200,0,MODE_EMA,PRICE_CLOSE,i); I then want it set a bearish indication on the screen if the price on close is less than...
Hello all As per the subject header, I would like to include some code in my EA which implements a position size as a percentage of account balance, using the fixed SL that I input for the asset as well as the maximum risk per trade = 6% of account balance. E.g.  Account balance = $10k , my manually...
  Long Trade on Active Bar (11   1 2)
Hello, I was experimenting around with building an EA and had a couple of coding questions. With the following code, if(Low[0]>Low[1] && Low[1]>Low[2] && low[2]>Low[3].... Seeing that this would be trading on the movement of the active bar, what code would I use so that it would only take one trade...
hi, I am on FXCM MT4 platform. I am wondering how can i import my own historical data into FXCM MT4 platform and conduct backtest based on these datas. I tried historical center / import, but when i hit "import", nothing happened and how can I check the data has been successfully imported? where is...
Hi there, I have an EA that I've been trying to back test with inconsistent results using the Optimizer. If I use the settings that come back from the Optimizer and just run a single pass I get different results. I decided to add some logging to a file in order to try and figure it out.  The first...
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Ciao a tutti ho creato il mio primo EA partendo da un indicatore molto valido ma non apre posizioni, mi potete aiutare?? grazie Hi boy, i have created my first EX, copy the strategy of a good indicator, but the EA doesn't open ordes, can you help me???
This has nothing to do with the popular Grid trading methods. Rather it is a replacement for the default chart grid. This indicator let's you set up a grid to what suits your trading, not what metatrader makes up. You can set the horizontal lines every X pips and it stays fixed at that even if...
I would like to draw a trendline which has its first anchor point shifted from the current bar. Look at the picture below:
MT4 randomly deleted all of my account history. Why? I did nothing to this end at all. How do I prevent this? Any hidden settings/tricks?
Hi world I was wondering if someone could help me code in a trailing SL for my EA - i triede, but it does not come up in the menu (menu showed in photo)
Hello, how can I shorten double values in a reliable way. I want to have double with a max digits of 6. I tried several ways - doubleToString(double,6) -  and back to double - NormalizeDouble(double,6) but all ways are not reliable. If there is a double which is 0.69644 and I make NormalizDouble...
Hi please help, I'm looking for a mql4 formula for a red and green candle for the heiken ash indicator. I'm currently using an icustom for the HA indicator but this this slows the system especially  during testing. Grateful if someone could give me a  calculation in mql4 code. Thanks.
Hallo, someone has ever from an EA save a csv web-file (for example: ...myfxbook.com/calendar_statement.csv) in the folder "Files" and can possibly post a code example here? Thanks! Steffen
Hello.. Can help me how to put Horizontal Line in Rectangle?? Example if i draw rectangle in mt4 i want rectangle auto with Horizontal Line.. Look attachment for sample.. Thanks for help...
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Hi there!  I am relatively new to the MT4 platform and after watching endless amounts of you tube videos - was wondering if anyone could help me with a few remaining questions:  1. Do you know how to create a shortcut/hot key for adding a line or addinga text box?   2. Is there a shortcut/hot key...
  Adaptive rsi (13   1 2)
Hi, does anyone have an adaptive rsi that is like the attached color rsi. I need it to show arrows at the over-bought and over-sold levels as well as being able to change the price. Basically a clone of the original color rsi, just adaptive. If anyone could share this indicator or doesn't mind...
  Parabolic sar based ea (19   1 2)
Hi everyone, I'm just a newbie in EA realm... and i'm sorry for my english.. i'm from Indonesia. i'd like to ask for help in this great forum... i made this EA a couple weeks ago.. it's based on Parabolic SAR in multi time frame.. but i need to change the rule... In previous rule, the EA waits for...
When I modify my stop loss of an open order, I get this weird Error number 0 with the error description "no error". My result is a FALSE and I cannot understand why. Here is what I am trying to do: At + 50 pips, update the stop loss price to my trade's open price. I do not know why this would cause...
Hello everyone.  Brand new coding baby here...haha.  I just got my first EA to place its first order...hurrrray.  However, I can't get the dang thing to stop placing the order on every tick.  I tried this "if (t < 1)" snippet that looked like it was used to stop the function from repeating. Not...
Hello altogether, I try to develop myself an EA including the StochRSI indicator. Now i just want to modify the indicator a bit, and want to smooth it a bit by calculating the average, of the last 10 values of the indicator. I tried it with this code of Buffer3[i]: int start()  {...
Hi friends, I'm using iCustom function to get the needed data and I want to put the received data in arrays, Here is the main problem : As I mentioned I want to get the data from my indicator and store them in Arrays. The data would differ from one timeframe to other timeframe and each timeframe has...
  Running script using CMD (12   1 2)
Greetings, I have encounter that I can run script on terminal startup (https://www.metatrader4.com/en/trading-platform/help/service/start_conf_file), but I would like to load the script after startup or is there any way for me to run script using command line? Regards.
Hi, maybe someone could help me with this: I am trying to change the MT4 charts time frame to 2 or 3 minutes. I know that I can do this with offline-charts. But the problem then: they're OFFline of course and don't update automatically, so they're not usesable for trading. Is there a way to change...
if (OrderSymbol()=="USDJPY_" && OrderType()==OP_SELL && OrderProfit() < (OrderCommission()+OrderSwap()))OrderModify(OrderTicket(),OrderOpenPrice(),Ask,0,0,clrNONE);if (OrderSymbol()=="USDJPY_" && OrderType()==OP_BUY && OrderProfit() < (OrderCommission()+OrderSwap()))OrderModify(OrderTicket()...
Hi, I need someone to help me code this indicators that will draw  1. Open Price Line 2. Current Hi Price Line 3. Current Lo Price Line 4. Additional line of Hi Price - 50pips 5. Additional line of Low Price + 50pips I found a indicators that draw open price line and the hi lo indicators, but i...
Hi everyone,  I have been trading for a few years now and have tried and tested lots of different indicators.   I came to the conclusion "What is it we are all really looking at?"  How can there be so many different indicators for the same thing!!  That got me thinking, why do buyers buy and sellers...
I have made an EA. When i place a buy order, to make a profit, the ask and bid price should go up. However, i have made my EA so that when it goes the wrong way xpips, it places another buy order. if it continues to go in the wrong direction by 2xpips, it will place another buy order. If the market...
Hi every one. I wrote a simple indicator that shows lowest and highestprice value for each day in a separate window. There are two buffers that are labeled as “A” and “B” respectivelyfor lowest and highest day price. I’m going to develop the code in order to 1)     Add a buffer in histogram...
Hello, I'm using the #Resources command to import my logo and it works. The problem is in file ex4 because it is not embedded during compilation and if the logo is not in its folder it does not work.          // Global scope         #resource "\\Images\\Logo2.bmp"         // int OnCalculate(....){.....