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If a technical indicator works very slow, and I wish to include it in an EA (using iCustom), is there a some "wrapper" that could cache the indicator results to a file based on the particular indicator inputs? This way I could get a better speed next time when I backtest it using the same set of...
Hello everyone, I have the following issue with my EA. I intend for it to Open trades when the price breaks out of the Kumo cloud while being above the Kijun for buys and below for sells, //indicator setup   double tenkanSen= iIchimoku(NULL,PERIOD_CURRENT,Tenkan,Kijun,Senkou,MODE_TENKANSEN,0);...
Hello. A beginner trader is here. I'm currently using MT4 together with mobile (iOS) version of MT4 to monitor my trade. My question is: Someone gave me an indicator. It's an EX4 file. I know it's illegal to decompile copyrighted program. The EX4 file has alert (sound) function &I find it useful for...
Hello everyone, How do I program button "HIDE" to toggle not visible/ visible any other buttons. I would like to have the ability to view chart without buttons showing up on chart, expect button "HIDE"....
Hi, I've been working on a simple EA that runs on 16 simultaneous currency pairs using 0.01 lots and automatically closing all trade when it hits 5 profit. It works almost as planned by like many other ea it struggle to close down all the trades in one go. What i require is a extra piece of coding...
I need to open an URL and download a file from URL. Standard functions, such as InternetOpenUrlW, and native Windows libraries, are using Internet Explorer, but I need to get access to file without Internet Explorer. Moreover, this particular page does not open through IE (but open in different...
Good evening, I would like to ask you if you can make the following code in mql4, as I can not program it myself. The function is: "after X bars exit the first opening in profit". Sorry for my bad english. Thank you, I hope you can help me.
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Hello, I tryed today to test my EA with ICMarkets MT4 Demo account, but oldAsk variable which will be settetd on JFD MT4 Demo will be not setted. I created 4 values stack which will be filled with ticks. In oldAsk I store tick which was 4 ticks before. For diagnistics I added Print() function. And I...
Hi seniors, I come into a problem where by when I use the same code in creating indicator and expert advisor, the system give me different result. In indicator, which the result is correct, the following code will give me:- result = iMAOnArray(priceSeries,0,5,0,MODE_LWMA,0); input = priceSeries =...
Hi,    I am using mt4 for automated trading.  I put mt4 on the cloud computer. I use rdp to log in to manage my cloud computer. I found that remote login using rdp will occasionally cause my mt4 program to terminate abnormally. What is the problem?
Hi, guys! I already got accustomed to surprises with every new version of the MT4 platform, but this one is really frustrating: struct Util_32bytes { uchar data[32]; };struct Util_4ulongs { ulong data[4];  };Util_32bytes raw;Util_4ulongs long4 = raw; This code should work according to the...
Hi, I want to do a bot that will do these steps : When i open an order ( for example in long position) and the price reaches a X number of  pips close in "take profit". But if the price go down of X number of pips open a new order in sell. How can do it? Thanks and sorry for my bad english. P.S :...
Hi, I (mt4 b1065) created 10 little rectangles at the lower right corner and and changed their size acc. to the image  BUT, they do not appear as objects in the object-window (ctrl-B)? Anybody else with this experience? Beside that I cannot (de-) select them e.g. do delete them manually.
Hi, the indicator below stopped working a few days ago and I'm struggling with the problem. I attach the indicator which is not auto-refreshing the arrows and also the EA in which you can see the indicator is always returning the value "0". Indicator #define VERSION "2.0"#property copyright...
Hi Im new in Mql4 and Im trying do this Variable Lot: Ordem 1 :  0.01 Ordem 2 : 0.02  Ordem 3 : 0.01 Ordem 4:  0.02 ...... Can anyone help me ? Tks
I'm using Wine in Debian Linux. I can't get it to find the common data file "com" which I have placed inside /home/l0l/.wine/drive_c/users/x/Application Data/MetaQuotes/Terminal/Common. Print("TERMINAL_COMMONDATA_PATH = ",TerminalInfoString(TERMINAL_COMMONDATA_PATH)); The previous command yields the...
Hi, I utilized an indicator, saved the template (hi.tpl), and then tried to load it but it doesn't work. I always received error number 5002. Any advice?                  long   Chart_ID[1]                  Chart_ID[1]=ChartOpen("EURCAD",15); //1                  bool x;...
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Is there a way to edit what you see in the MT4 data window box? I would like to add time to my data window. Right now I only see the date, and OHLC prices - can I add the time? If so, how? Please and Thank you everyone. 
Hi all, How do you clear the cache?  Or are there any issues with the MT4 that would cause the platform to slow way down?  I have assumed it the cache needed clearing but there may be another issue?  Thanks.
Hello! I have an EA, that works with RSI. Now I want that the EA, by adding to the chart, automatically opens an indicator (RSI) subwindow with the specific parameters provided by the EA. I was trying "ChartApplyTemplate", but imediately this function removes the EA: "The Expert Advisor will be...
Hi, I need an EA/indicator to communicate with each other to add and bring a control of the equity of two MT4 terminals My strategy is a hedge between two mt4 and I would like (since my broker does not support multiterminal) I would like to keep a control for days/weeks on the benefits between the...
Please tell me how to get the time of the highest 5 minute TF candle during the last day only?? thank you for assist .. 
I managed to open charts automatically using OpenChart() function. The question now is how to automatically Apply an EA to charts using MT4 functions. I need to select an EA and a setting file and then apply them to a chart ( or a number of charts). Is that possible? Code? Thank you in advance. 
Hello, I am trying to get the high value at a certain period of the day. For example, when it is 11 pm, I want to retrieve the high value at 6 pm To do so, I use iBarShift() to get the shift and then apply iHigh() to this shift The problem is that very often the iBarShift returns -1 meaning...
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Hello, I know, this topic was often discussed here, but I have still questions. I try to get values of this Indicator https://www.mql5.com/en/code/7760 for my EA. In this topic https://www.mql5.com/en/forum/138577/page3 I found this tab(thx to whroeder1): Indicator EA Indicator filename without...
Ive been trying to add a messagebox to my indicator only to find in the mql4 documentation that it isn't possible to display this as an indicatorAs stated on a note on the messagebox function : The function cant be called from custom indicators, because indicators are executed in the interface...
Hello This ought to be easy but I'm finding it fiendish. I want to draw a rectangle around my non-trading hours. I can do this ok in a custom indicator, by scanning the Bars-IndicatorCounted() for the start hour of my trading day, and when I get that, draw a rectangle from the endOfTradingDay bar to...
Hi, Is there a reason why this code doesnt work? if (TimeCurrent()==StrToTime("04:59")) I want my EA to perform an action at 04:59 am... but this code doesn't seem to work. Thanks a lot.
Greetings all, So I have in active use the indicator (called CFP). I am trying to read the mq4 file and understand how it works, but dont get it once it gets to "subroutine". Can anyone who understands mq4 programming decipher this for me? What I have so far is this: For example, GBPCHF will...
Hi All, I am fairly new to coding MQL4 and this might be something simple. Basically this indicator should display the daily Pivots on the selected chart and timeframe. If I attach my Indicator, it draws the pivots perfectly... but as soon as a new day begins, the old pivots still show and does not...