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hi, Indicator moving average lines working well. I tested  with "-7" Shift parameter. yes it is working well. But the shift parameter not working well with object draw part. I am using SetIndexBuffer for draw lines. But i am using other method to draw object arrows. You can see it working well with...
Hi everyone: I have an EA that opens trades throughout the formation of a candle (meaning on a 5 min chart, it can open an order during the duration of the candle). I would like to have it where the EA can only open trades at the start of a new candle only, and not during the duration of the candle....
Hi, I would be thankful if someone can add a second RSI with a different period to this extrapolator with the deviations. I would also like to know about the line 105 of the code for(int i=MathMin(pastBars+LastBar-1,Bars-1); i>=LastBar; i--) av+=in[i]; av/=pastBars; av/=pastBars; if the value...
I have written the loop and inside it there's sorting for multidimensional array but when compile it giving this error. How can i solve this? double MyArray[][4];int cnt=0;int Jindex=0;int start(){ ...... for(int i=0; i<Limit; i++) {     ArrayResize(MyArray, Limit);...
how to get bar index (or shift) number from time? function datetime iTime(string symbol, int timeframe, int shift)can get datetime from shift, then how to get shift from one datetime? Or how to get OpenOrder's shift position. now MT only get OpenOrder's datetion with function datetime...
Hi I need to maximize the chart window when the following event fires but it is not doing any thing? How can I fix it? Playing around with the code below did not cut it for me. Any suggestions? Thanks void OnChartEvent(const int id,                  const long &lparam,                  const double...
Can't figure out if strategy tester as well as optimization is considering margin requirements for lots and considering it as draw-down against the equity? Seems like it should however leverage is never specified in the test unless you are using tick data from a reputable source which then would...
I'm an scalper and trading in 20 sec timeframe. I want to create an money manager for mt4. I open trades manually by myself. Many times my open trades go to loss fastly and breaked my stoploss strategy that is 0.5 percent of my balance. I want to have an money manager to close trade automatically....
Hello Everyone, I not really sure if this code would be more effective than having two functions for Ask and Bid orders. I am wondering if anyone has tried everything even remotely resembling this....
i am using a method where i open a basket of orders trading only the majors. for my exits i want all pairs to be closed when the pair that had the setup reaches a certain price level. for example, if eurjpy shows the strongest entry setup, and the other majors are also showing a similar attitude, i...
Dear Any Programmers, I need help fixing this code At the moment only the Add Missing Stop Loss is working. I need to Add Missing Take Profit to be working aswell. Below is the specific part of the file I need looking at. Thank you void InsertStopLoss(int ticket){   //Inserts a stop los into a trade...
Seems the more you optimize with everything the same from the EA settings to Symbol, Time-frame, Date & Spread. I have tried to duplicate what I found using open prices and it's not always the same. Not to say that all the settings are not accurate as they are. I am using Tick Data Manager and...
Sometimes you have so many inputs to optimize you get an ETA of several months to several years.. Which begs the question: What is the longest time you are willing to wait for strategy tester optimizations? And: What's the longest you ever successfully optimized EAs?
Most of the comments suggest closing down MT4, or change accounts. But if you need to keep the strategy tester running and just want to logout from the broker. it's very simple. I needed to use a VPN, and wasn't sure how the connection with the broker would behave with a sudden ip change, while...
Hello good afternoon, I need help in the programming of an Expert Advisor (EA) for MetaTrader4. In principle this EA I did with a builder (EABuilder), and from there I have been adding / modifying things (calculation of lot size, closing all open positions, start at a specific time or...
Hello, I am trying to find the biggest body of the last X (in this case 3 ) candles. Any help is greatly appreciated. This is what i have so far:    int index=0;  double delta=0;double delta2=0;   for(int i=0;i<3;i++)      {      // if (delta<High[i]-Low[i])      if (delta<Open[i]-Close[i] ||...
Hi everyone, I have started getting 'OrderSend error 130' when trying to use the strategy tester on a piece of code.  I am incredibly confused as to why this is happening, as I am running the code live (With the same broker) and have no issues. Similarly, I tried inserting this basic buy signal code...
Good morning. I have a problem with the DDE of MetaTrader 4. I set the DDE parameters in the OpenOffice spreadsheet. But it returns the value N/A. I also enabled the DDE in the Tools section. Where am I wrong? Thank you. Piero
Hello people! Can anybody help me code an alert (see Screen) on the FX_FISH_2MA indicator such that when new candle opens and price is equal or above the specified value , it would sound the alert wav file once. Thanks alot.
  alert iterations (17   1 2)
I have written a custom indicator that puts up an alert box and play the alert sound when my criteria are met, but it makes the alert sound on every tick. How do I make sure it only alerts me on the first signal and not on every tick. eg: if (X,y,z) { Alert("Signal") } how do I make sure the above...
I am hoping somebody could find the problem. i have open orders on the vps side. the ea is working as it should be. the problem is when i re-sync the terminal, all open orders get closed automatically. here is the ea  that i used to make my own ea. the basic structure  for the condition and the way...
Hi, any help is appreciated, I can't figure out why my EA only does buy positions.  I need it to do sell positions also, on multiple time frames simultaneously. Here's the code: input int            MagicNumber  = 900;     //Magic Numberextern int           period_RSI   = 3,...
I dont know how to make a math with time. Can anyone help me to code this : oldtime=0; if (oldtime+5(minutes)<TimeCurrent())    {trade....     oldtime=TimeCurrent()} Thank you!
  TSD DS jurik BrainTrading (40   1 2 3 4)
I decided to post it here as a good setup of the indicators. Basicly - it is not the trading system. It is some setup of the indicatiors which is helping to trade. Because with this TSD DS jurik BrainTrading - we have as much freedom as we want and can trade in any way we want. Basicly - it is the...
Hello i am new to mql programming I want to make an expert advisor using high-low over the 30 previous times and make an average of their difference. Any help?
I have some idea to code ea. but i did not know how read and save news in news tab in meta trader 4 terminal. can anyone  guide me, how do it?I am  studying about the impact of news in market trend. and have to construct database of news and market chart for studying it.
Hi I have a strange problem, that is OnDeinit not run when i delete my indicator from chart. The following code is a example of my indicator : #property strict#property indicator_chart_windowint OnInit(){   return(INIT_SUCCEEDED);}void OnDeinit(const int reason){      Comment("Exiting...");...
Can anyone modify and fix this EA , it doesn't activate SL , kindly fix it so SL can activate/Function well,
I am struggling with this little mq4 piece of code. I get the following error  return value of 'OrderModify' should be checked ea3WayHedging_1-9.mq4 399 10       {         OrderModify(orders[0].ticket, NormalizeDouble(Ask + TrailingDistanceOrder1*point, Digits), OrderStopLoss(), OrderTakeProfit(),...
Hi! I have an OnTimer() function that calculates a new value for a variable every 5 seconds. This variable (a double) varies from 5.0 to 50.0 (approximately). 1) Is it possible to chart this variable every 5 seconds? If yes, how? 2) Is it possible to chart this variable in a scrolling sub-window (5...