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I am simply trying to calculate an average of volume over the last 12 1 minute bars.  I also notice that when I change timeframes, any EAs I have running will stop (unint 3).  Anyway around this?  I'd like to keep the EA running as I change timeframes and keep the averages based on 1 minute info no...
new fibanacci number-expanding AB=CD pattern-expanding pivot lines (ready for publishing) Introduction I'm going to give an idea of more detail of fibonacci number that can be used as expanding pivot lines or use it as an expanding AB=CD pattern. Your Title new fibanacci number-expanding AB=CD...
i know this has come up a few times but i cant find a clear answer in the other topics or articles. .. I cant use gmail for SMTP because i cant disable TLS (or atleast not aware how to disable it) so when i try to connect to gmail i get : Mail: 530 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS command first...
Hello, I would like to know the expression to calculate : In my EA I would make something like this : - I try 1 lot - If the free margin is not ok, I try 0.9 lots - If the free margin is not ok, I try 0.8 lots - and continue until have the minimum lots to open an order Have you got an expression to...
Hello! I would read two string from file,(file.txt),but don't work for me,I recieive two error message:Too many Opened Files,and File was not found! the file.txt in tester/Files folder. Here is the code: extern string FileName = "file.txt"; int init() { return(0); } int deinit() {...
I would consider myself an expert programmer but am new to financial trading and quantitative finance. I've been looking around on the forums for MetaTrader for the ultimate winning trading signals, but came across a simple strategy that depends on the price crossing of the lowest value for the...
Can any one help with that? I want to set up a system where execution take place based on a received mail alert. In other words I am looking for a EA function call which can read an incoming mail and later I can make decision based on the received mail. Please let me know if any one knows. Thanks,
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Hi, I need to calculate the Highest Value of a Moving Average in the most recent 20 bars. I think I can’t use the iHighest function... Anyone can halp me? Thank you!
Is there any benefit to counting bars like this: for(i = limit; i >= 1; i--) or this for(i = 0; i <= limit; i++) ? Should I have all of my indicators counting bars the same way? If so, how do I convert it from counting bars using one method to the other? Thanks in advance.
I am new to the forum and to MQL. I have a system that I would like to translate to an expert advisor. This is logic of the system: Trading is based upon average daily range and price movement; not indicators. The initial trade will take place at the beginning of the European session, between 0600...
Hello, As a relative new user, i just won't to follow two different Forex-pairs (EUR/USD - USD/JPY) These two charts are set with my own chosen indicators... When i close the programm, and re-open it the next day, i have to deal with ALL the symbols in the programm...! All these charts are re-opend,...
I got the following result using one of the EA's on this site by adjusting some of the parameters and adding increasing lots as the equity increased. Is this possible or is this just a flaw with stradegy tester?
Hi, everyone :) I need to read data from different charts in an ea. I'm talking about the same currency pair, but different time intervals and the information, that will be important, will be the high, low, open and close of different bars, differently long. Can you give me any idea of how this can...
is there an easy way to create a EA from a custom indicator? My Meta 4 editor doesnt' have the EA icon to create the EA MIke
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This script is simply supposed to add up all lots taken, determine their position, close all orders and enter a new order in the opposite direction of the same total size.  There would be problems if you have orders of two different directions open at once, but since I do not trade this way, it is...
this will not execute a buy ??? #include <stdlib.mqh>#include <WinUser32.mqh> int start(){ int ticket;if(MessageBox("Buy 0.01 "+Symbol()+" ?",              "Script",MB_YESNO|MB_ICONQUESTION)!=IDYES) return(1);ticket = OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_BUY,0.01,Ask,3,0,0,NULL,0,0,Green);if(ticket<1)  {   int...
Greetings, This is my first post and I want to thank you very much for creating MetaTrader and making it available for free!(?) I have a couple of questions that I will post as separate threads but I have a couple of questions that fit in this thread. 1. Why is MT free? 2. How long will it be free?...
Hi, everyone, Another newbie here :) I've been trying to write an ea based on the data, provided by an indicator, again written by me. Of course I can always add the same code that I've used in the indicator in the ea as well, but I'm really hoping there's a better way. I've seen functions that use...
Hi, Dear Coders. This is StepMA. Only one MA in the code. Can anyone of you help to change the code, to write 8 stepMA in this indicator, please. I would like to have 8 stepMA in one indictator. //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //|...
New article Expert Advisors Based on Popular Trading Systems and Alchemy of Trading Robot Optimization (Cont.) is published: In this article the author continues to analyze implementationalgorithms of simplest trading systems and describes some relevantdetails of using optimization results. The...
I wrote the following to close orders. Actually I set two different situations to close long positions. The structure is as follows: for (int i = 0; i < OrdersTotal(); i++){if(OrderSelect(i,SELECT_BY_POS,MODE_TRADES)==false) break;if (OrderType() == OP_BUY)    if(*******)     {     if(*****)...
Hello Community! My question is: what's the difference between running an EA in a productive environment compared to a simulated environment such as the strategy tester? I'm thinking of aspects like - quality of modeled environments (data quality for instance) - availability (hardware, power,...
Hey there everyone! It's been almost a year since I posted needing help. I've been able to figure everything out thus far. However- This time I've been stumped on what to do. for(cnt = OrdersTotal(); cnt >= 0; cnt--)     {      OrderSelect(cnt, SELECT_BY_POS, MODE_TRADES);         mode =...
Hey my fellow traders, does anybody have a script which can open short and long positions at one time and I can define stop losses and take profits in it? I mean instant execution. I was trying to make a script like that but, Im not really "programmer" and it didn't work well. Sometimes it just...
please i like to know what will happen if i open an order manually,with take profit, stop loss,and trailing stop, and i decide to attach an ea that has the same instruction to the chart after opening the trade,will the ea continue to manage the opened trade or ignore it and open its own.thanks in...
I have an ma cross indicator I am trying to get to send me emails when they cross up or down, the problem is I get tons of emails like at every tick it seams after the cross. Does anyone have any idea what I am doing wrong and how to correct the problem. Thank you in advance. property...
How do you write a code to increase the trading lot size by every (full)  $1000 gain in account balance and the lot size should not round up ? eg Balance   lot size $1000     0.01 $1450     0.01 $2000     0.02 $2990     0.02 $3100     0.03
I found in many backtests that orders opened with defined TP not always close when the TP arrives. Is it some kind of known bug? Am I missing something? I'm attaching part of a report I've got which demonstrates it quite well. In the report, order no. 7 should have been closed when order no. 9 was...
I am having a tough time firguring out how to apply the Stochastic on top of AC indicator in Meta Trader 4. Can someone help me please? Thank you!