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I wonder if someone knows a way how to detect a 'visual' chart launched by the Strategy Tester using a pure MQL. I would like to prevent running my scripts on such a chart, as the chart does not update graphic objects with ChartRedraw(). The IsVisualMode returns false in scripts, and saved chart...
I am a beginner learning to code an EA. well in my EA i m calculating a percentage of range of a candle in Hourly candles. But in calculation 1 extra decimal place arriving such as in WTI.oil my BSO is 49.64 but it is coming 49.645. How can i code to ignore the last decimal place and take 2 places...
Maybe this is a basic question but I can't figure this out Why did my equity decreased more than usual from Friday 23:55  to Monday 00:00 Is there a commission I am being charged with? I am on Alpari demo server 2016.07.04 12:49:14.923 2015.01.05 00:05  macd EURUSD,M5: Bid1.192490 Ask1.192610...
New article Regular expressions for traders has been published: A regular expression is a special language for handling texts by applying a specified rule, also called a regex or regexp for short. In this article, we are going to show how to handle a trade report with the RegularExpressions library...
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Hi, how to force update to 988 without reinstalling ?   Thanks 
Hi everyone First post here, however reading a lot.  Hoping someone here can help with this.  Im struggling quite a bit with the strategy tester. Im not really sure what Im doing wrong as I watched a video code this EA and it showed results. Are there any limitations to the strategy tester that I...
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How do I code in mql4 to find out if there is an arrow on the previous bar and the type of arrow, i.e. up or down? Appreciate any help.
Hey guys, So I have been struggling with this code, and not sure why. All I simply want is my EA to match whatever orders I place. Below is the function I have been using, however, it doesn't seem to match all the orders I place. Not sure if there is a more accurate way for this? int...
Hi all, how I can set EA that identify th trade manually and exit automatically?
Hello, I've coded an EA that among other things calculates iMA from multiple time frames in order to make decisions. When I try to backtest it with the Strategy Tester I randomly get a ZERO result from the iMA function at the very first bar. I then retry it without any changes and usually after the...
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I have an idea for a advisory type of indicator. 1) Calculate the maximum risk of a account using a Risk/Reward ratio and convert into the number of pips allowed to risk.  <Got this covered. 2) Reset the Risk at midnight (Broker Time). < Got this covered 3) Check Order History for losing trades...
I have to rate A Function That riconsce the following pattern of candles who can give me a hand ?     and         tanks     
this MACD with mail alert now working the mail alert it has the option, but does not work i have set the gmx mail  account from the tools in MT4    any body can see if  the codes need some twist 
hi all I'm looking for sample code,  or an explanation, on how to calculate the price Break Even for a few Buy and Sell orders simultaneously   basically this is the scenario 1 Sell order of 1 lot, 1 Buy order 50 pip above the sell order of 1,5 lots at which level i will Reach the break even?  keep...
I looked lots of trailing stop EA, but I just need a function which does not need any global variable and methods. Is there any trailing stop function that I can easily use it by calling? There should be a parameter to put magic number in the function.
Hi guyz This  is a piece of my code bool ordtype;   for(int vou=0;vou<OrdersHistoryTotal();vou++)     {      OrderSelect(vou,SELECT_BY_POS,MODE_HISTORY);      if(OrderType()==OP_BUY){ordtype=TRUE;}else{ordtype = FALSE;}     }  but i think its not optimized, i think its start from the 1st trade and...
Hi MQL4 community, I'm trying to at least get this code to work and I can build from there. I was able to successfully load up a button, however, when I click on it, my code is not sending a message to inform me that the action has happened. I'm doing this in strategy testing mode and wish to...
I looking for the EA Close all to other running meta trader. ( use for general Trading Balance ) As we know part of work trading balance is Close all running trade at other metatrader. Base Trading Balance System preparation : Use 2 metatraders, with each account ( different account and different...
I am testing it with an ECN broker where minimum stop level is 0 & freeze level is 0 too.   Here is the code: int init(){ double CalcDigits = MarketInfo(Symbol(),MODE_DIGITS); { if(CalcDigits == 2 || CalcDigits == 3) CalcPoint = 0.01; else if (CalcDigits == 4 || CalcDigits == 5)...
I need to look a group of some charts together in a sreen ,and also want to transfer to another group of charts . how to set it ? thanks .
Hey Guys, Is there a way to get the highest and lowest point for example between 12pm and 13pm? Thank you a lot!  
I have this following code volume average. But its showing wrong data & data is changing in every tick into really big larger value. Not sure what is the problem here. int A = 0, HTP[2000];for(int k=0;k<=13;k++)  { startbarindex[k] = iBarShift(P[k],PERIOD_M1,(iTime(P[k],PERIOD_D1,Bar))); for(int p...
hi guys,   i wrote little code to draw a Daily High & Low however it always be ray mode so after few days there will be too many lines! and make chart unreadable -_-   wondering if there is a way to make the Horizontal line not ray and only appear between Daily  Separator not continue  to others...
Hi I'm new to mq4, I'm trying to convert this line of code(from TOS) to mq4. int l = 20; def lowbar = low == Lowest(low, l); def h1= if lowbar then high else h1[1]; lowbar is just a bool value to check if current low equal to lowest low in given length. I just don't know how to code the h1 part in...
I'm looking for a manual way to convert the CSV file to test past data and I don't want to use an automated program to do this.  I don't trust the idea of my EA being uploaded to the banks themselves..  
i nee help with capturing values of multiple indicators on a certain instance_ e.g if i have placed MAs and Bollingers,fractals etc  on one chart_ and i need a snap of all indicator values on an index ,say [4]_ it should print or show ma[4],bolling[4] and fract[4] a
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http://i.imgur.com/CQ3m7YC.png Please check this link. mt4 version is 660.
Guys, I'm extremely nervous, please help me. I use Linux. Earlier was able to install MT4 via Wine without any problem. Since the latest some builds of MT4 it is impossible to install the MT4. I get this: It requires I do enter proxy settings. As far as I know, I don't use any proxy. How this issue...
Is it possible to use the debugger with historical data with MQL4?  I see the button for it and the tab in the options menu to set it up but the 'Start on History Data' button is greyed out.
Hi all, I have this error when I load the attached indicator on a median renko chart. incorrect start position 2365 for Array/Minum (orArray/Maximum) function Could you help me? Thank you!