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Hi, Generally for using custom indicator buffer, we need to declare it at first in following way. #property indicator_buffers 3 But in my indicator this number of buffer is not fixed, it calculated with Chart High price & Low price / scale unit. to decide how many buffer it will required to plot...
Hi all I'm running the attached code through strategy tester. Works well in visual mode. Just as nice in non-visual mode. But try and run an optimization test and it doesn't take a trade.  Any chance someone can tell me why?  I do note most my other codes work fine. I do have a few variants of this...
Hi coders, is it somehow possible to delete the text in an OBJ_EDIT when clicking on it? I want to avoid a label as a description for that edit box and so I want to place the description right inside the edit box which should disappear when I click on it. I tried it this way but it doesn't work:...
I want to change the style of the two extreme levels (Overbought, Oversold) in Solid Style. How can I do it?
hi, this is my first program. I want to make a order on Gold symbol by using OrderSend() function on mt4. I try but when i running on my test. It's always show me EURUSD symbol on my teminal not Gold symbol. I hope there's someone show me how to i can make order with gold when i compile my demo code...
First post here - so my apologies if this has been covered. Is it possible to back-test an mql4 script on previous period of time? Is there a way to configure a server to use old chart info? I'm building a algorithm that moves on major news and executing at the right pace is very important. I'd like...
thanks metaquotes. i am new here. however, i would like to know if an android laptop (e.g lenovo is acceptable for trading as other laptops e.g windows. thanks. Obiajulu
Hello there, How can i pass a value (a variable) from the EA to other classes, even when class A (for example) will also initialise class B? I created a function in a class to display Print or not based on an extern variable set in the EA. While using the function in the EA is a simple exercise of...
New article Cross-Platform Expert Advisor: Introduction has been published: This article details a method by which cross-platform expert advisors can be developed faster and easier. The proposed method consolidates the features shared by both versions into a single class, and splits the...
Hi, is there a function to get the information about the account type? I have to know, if the account is a demo or a live account.   Thx. 
what is this?? I have logs in metatrader that are gygabytes of data!! http://screencast.com/t/NH2DaG7rM8R
Hello there I just tried to download the Metatrader 4 and I cant install the program  It keeps asking me for Proxy Server login and password even before It finishes downloading
Hi, first time to write and hope someone could help me. I have been using MT4 3 years and now trying to use its Strategy Tester (ST) function. In my MT4 build988, there are only menu boxes of indicator, pair and time (H1, H4, Daily etc) (may not be exact as I am using in Japanese). By looking...
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hello everybody, I'm trying to learn while loop and in this my code I would like the RSI, when it comes to 70/30, must await the descent / ascent to 50 then give me back the Buffer / Cue Ball. i--; It is correct for the increase of a future candle? The code does not give me errors but does not work,...
Hi all,  English is not my native language, but i try to explain what i want to say ...  I do strategy test on M15 and i want to get price on other timeframe. ex: H4, D1....  iclose, iopen, ihigh and ilow are always 0 on other timeframe...Why?  there is a problem during 2007~2014 only, but it will...
I am new to using ea's and I would like to know how to load an ea in two different brokers at once?
New article Graphical Interfaces VIII: The Tree View Element (Chapter 2) has been published: The previous chapter VIII on graphical interfaces has focused on the elements of static and drop-down calendar. The second chapter will be dedicated to an equally complex element — a tree view, that is...
Hello guys! I was wondering if there is a way to check the same condition with a different variable. For example: I want to buy when Open[1] is lower than a certain price and  Close[1] is higher than the same price. Lets say the price is 1.2500 I know how to write this condition, but what if i want...
Hi all,  My EA strategy's adapts according to various market setting which are represented by X that can take the Value of -2,-1,0,1,2. In order for the EA to be more user friendly I would like to display on the Chart the Value of X.  I used the following code:    ObjectCreate("XValue", OBJ_LABEL, 0...
When I use F12 "Step by Step" sometimes a bar that goes beyond the visible bottom or top of the chart is not displayed fully: 1) Is there any MT4 settings that can help correctly displaying such bars? 2) Is there a way to program correctly displaying such bars?
I recently upgraded my desktop and my Asus Vivo Note 8 tablet to Windows 10 Anniversary update. After the update I can no longer attach indicators or do a debugging session in the metaeditor using MT4 builds 971 & 988. Using build 950, I was able to attach and debug in my tablet.  The weird thing is...
Trying to get gvs of testerstats and the following is not working. Have also tried placing the code within Start() within an IsTesting() condition and still no go. How do I retrieve TesterStatistics?  //*************************************************************** 1 **//...
Hi, the error messages below were generated in the journal while an EA was trying to place pending orders. Error 136 (off quotes) is captured by waiting for the refreshrates() in a loop and immediately sending the order again with the new prices; However, the process below keeps repeating itself....
The mt4 has an "alert" by right clicking on mt4 for "Trading" then "alert". I used to get alert push notification to my phone Samsung S4, and now the function doesn't work. The red arrow is suppose to appear after clicking on "alert" but it doesn't show anymore. I seen on one of the forums that...
New article Graphical interfaces VIII: the Сalendar control (Chapter 1) has been published: In the chapter VIII of the series of articles dedicated to creating graphical interfaces in MetaTrader, we will consider complex composite controls like calendars, tree view, and file navigator. Due to the...
Hello folks,   I want to be able to control line description field via MQL code. As you know when double clicking on line in MT4 you get a message where you can fill in two fields with text - 'label' and 'description'. I can set a lable name but could not find any reference how to change description...
Metatrader is an excellent tool and congrats to all of you for building it and keeping the community active. My Metatrader4 is forcing 0 commission on the forex instruments which is good for my backtesting but forcing a commission of $10/lot on stocks. How can I change this setting to make it 0...
Hi, I would love to backtest my strategies using 2 years' worth of data. I was able to find a source to import the data, which is 1-min OHLC. However, my strategy is based on hourly candles and I would like to use control point and obviously I need to import data to go back as far as I want to go. I...
The style dropdown field (OBJPROP_STYLE) of existing horizontal line is disabled and I cannot set for example a STYLE_DASH. Any ideas why and how to enable it?