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So, take the following code. Load it up on a chart of your choosing (except AUDJPY), any pair any time frame (I'd recommend 15min or greater).  Let it run so you at least get a few candles in.  Make sure whatever timeframe you choose, you don't have .hst file for AUDJPY in that timeframe.  ie.,...
Hi, I am currently adding candlestick pattern for my EA. herewith i found formula for black hammer/white hammer from our forum. but i want to confirm whether the formula is correct or not? {    if ((Close[1] > Open[1]) && (Open[1]-Low[1] >= 2*(Close[1]-Open[1])) && (High[1]-Close[1] <=...
Hello, I try since Friday to creat an EA that can open orders of 5 mintues expiration cause I will link it later to a Binary options plateform. I almost used all solution on this forum creat a datetime variable in order to use for closing the order: Exemple 1:  datetime et = Time[0]+(5*60); int...
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  Indian Rupee (1)
Are there any MT4 brokers that offer the Indian Rupee vs. USD cross for trade?
On my MT4 platform always after using it for 2-3 days suddenly the switching between currency pairs gets disabled. Then I have to de-install including all personal data and reinstall the platform  then it works again for 1-3 days and again blocks. Any solution?
New article MQL5 Programming Basics: Global Variables of the Terminal has been published at mql5.com: This article highlights object-oriented capabilities of the MQL5 language for creating objects facilitating work with global variables of the terminal. As a practical example I consider a case when...
How to control the text format when using FileWrite()?e.g. add a tab between 2 words.
HI, I try to optimize 2 variables: 'buy' : value in program (as extern): 0.75 , start: -0.2,  step:0.05,  stop: 0.9 'close': value in program (as extern): 0.2, start 0.3, step: -0.05, stop: -0.6 when I run that on spx500 (the broker is fxcm), for a 1 month check (1.10 to 2.11), on 'open prices only'...
Hi to everyone, I wish to ask you if there is a downloadable code (better a script) for MT4 to save each time frame of a single pair (e.g. EURUSD1M, EURUSD5M, EURUSD15M, so on) in just "one click", to save time and quickly run my analyses. I have already tried to Google something about that but I...
I am new to automated trading only. I have been trading the FOREX Market for many years but now trying the automated side. I have build a few EA's but on live testing on my demo account I have a few questions. 1.) When my EA executes a trade, it only seems to trade that one pair even though I have...
Hello, I believe this is a simple issue (however I'm not a developer) but I'm trying to get this old code to compile on the new 600+ builds.  The error I'm getting is:   'start' - function already defined and has body  I don't understand this because i can't find a "start" anywhere else in the code...
Hi  I have an EA based on breakout. Basically I am drawing a trend line then look for the cut between a MA and this same trend line. For achieving this, I  draw the trendline then use ObjectGetValueByShift(). That works for fine on a graph for a given pair. Now assuming that I want my EA to trade...
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Hi from Italy. It's the 1st time for me here. I wish I knew if it's possible to have a little file in mql. I explain: I like Ichimoku indicator and I wish a simple ALERT. But I didn't know anything about mql language. An alert that show a display message when price goes 115 pips over or under Kijun...
Hello,   I had this line of code in an indicator previous to build 600 but for some reason I get an error on the newer builds of MT4 and was wondering if someone could help me resolve this... the error i'm getting is:   static datetime Time.open;   "." semicolon expected     Is there a newer way of...
  Chart order (1)
Hi, I have 24 charts saved in my profile, however when I save my profile and then reopen it, the order of the charts is not kept in sequence even though I have saved my profile. All the changes to the charts are saved, but not the order  I am using Metatrader4 version 4.00  build 475   thanks Gavin 
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I have made a simple indicator (attached) that detects a simple ma change. It calcs down to i>0 (min==1) sets the buffer i-1 (min==0!!) the open[i-1] which would be a possible enter-price. This simple indicator creates after some hours of running spooky spots in the night sky?? Is this there a...
Hi, I running simple code on ea and indicator using tester. Timeframe is H1.The code is:    double h = iHigh(NULL,PERIOD_D1,0);    int err = GetLastError();    if (err!=0)        Alert("error __high=",err);    GlobalVariableSet("__High",h);    double l = iLow(NULL,PERIOD_D1,0);    err =...
Hi, the calculation of "macd_signal" in my EA code is: double macd_main=iMACD(NULL,0,12,26,9,PRICE_CLOSE,MODE_MAIN,1);double macd_signal=iMACD(NULL,0,12,26,9,PRICE_CLOSE,MODE_SIGNAL,1);   but regarding the documentation this will calculate "macd_signal" with MA9(MACD main) instead of EMA9(MACD main)...
Looking for day traders to trade big size accounts Equitie BP starts from 50k to few m's with perspective to grow. Profit target 2-4 % per month. For short period of time traders will have to use a demo platform before they will get a real account. Steady day traders only. For more info contact v...
Hi all,  The question on which Forex.com was unable to respond was about the details  of the provider who give them "News" in "news" window within the MT4 platform they provide...  They vaguely saying that  it's provided by Thomson Reuters, but in order to use this information (what I would prefer...
terminal.exe (745) on MetaTrader 4 does not start at all. I think the problem started after I updated Windows Technical Preview to Build 9879. Before, there were situations when MT4 started slowly. Also, when it worked before, it sometimes forget the login data, so I needed to register a new demo...
Is there a way of viewing on more than one screen a currencypair that I have loaded under “Profiles”   I have two screens operating from one  computer   I have all the currency pairs loaded under the “Profile “Tab   What I would like to do is to be able to click on one of thescreens and bring up...
How long does this function work, when I press AutoTrading how long is it supposed to work until I have to click it again? Or it doesn't work that way? Because in my MT4 it sometimes turns off (I think it's after 24h usually). If it turns off, then is there an option to turn it on so that it stays...
Hi, I have a Joomla website, and I would like to give the possibility to my members to display their MetaTrader statistics in their profile on my website. I heard that there is no MetaTrader PHP API available, so is there any other way to proceed? I would like something very simple, similar to...
Hello Everybodyand Thanks for this preliminary interest in my project. It is not something can fit the Freelance Market, and iclearly explain why. I want tocreate a revolutionary software able to work at the traders side and to guardall the traders decisions. Every tradersin every markets will be...
I want to build in number of time period options to trade into my first code, is there an enumeration that could deal with a list of options. Thanks for any advice ! 
Hello, i want to know why you can optimize some EAs and some not? I have the problem, that one of my EAs works normal, but if i want to optimize it there is nothing in the window, just nothing happens. Has the code to be coded in a special form for it or what can i do ? thx and greet
hello, i'm trying to add custom levels to a Pitchfork as described here: https://docs.mql4.com/constants/objectconstants/enum_object/obj_pitchfork   ObjectCreate(0,"Pitch0",OBJ_PITCHFORK,0,ZZTime[3],ZZPrice[3],ZZTime[2],ZZPrice[2],ZZTime[1],ZZPrice[1]);ObjectSetInteger(0,"Pitch0",OBJPROP_COLOR...
Hi would appreciate your help and feedback I wrote the following EA and it's a very simple strategy, but it doesn't when apply to the a chart and there fore when I do back testing it doesn't open or close any trades Thanks    #define...