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Hello, I am new to MT4 and learning to program EA's.  I have a current EA working just fine, but I'm trying to backtest it and having problems. After finishing the Run with Optimization turned on, nothing appears in the Optimization Results or Graph. The Journal shows some of the following: 581...
Hi All, Below is the code which is capable of generating screenshot and push notification whenever the condition is TRUE, whereas the indicator works only during strategy Tester and NOT during LIVE market. During LIVE market only Push Notification works but the Screenshots are not being saved. Did...
Sincemixing MQL4 and MQL5, what kind of new features do you like to use? The reasonI ask is because I just don’t see the point of most of it. Structures aregreat. They are a no-brainer. But beyond that… Forinstance, why would I use the SymbolInfoTick with the MqlTick structure whenvariabels like Ask...
How can ALL indicators be removed from the chart, programmatically? Thanks 
Hi Guys,   Is there a way to create a fixed-step trailing stop in MT4? I'm not sure if the default one in the platform is dynamic or fixed. I want to trail my stops in increments, so for example: If I want I to trail in 50 pip increments, it will only come into effect every time the price moves 50...
Hi, I am trying to run a batch file from EA, but it's not working. The full text is inserted below. Can anybody help? Appreciate a direct ans i/o link to another forum   #include <stdlib.mqh> #include <WinUser32.mqh> #import "shell32.dll" int ShellExecuteW(int hwnd,const string Operation,const...
Hi everyone.   I'll try to keep to the point, and keep my post short. I'm attempting to save an analysis (retracements and trendline objects.) My understanding is that I can save a chart as a template, and then save multiple charts with their CURRENT templates as a profile.   As it stands, when I go...
Hi, Im new in mql coding. Couple days ago i tried do make a simple EA. I wanted open and closes postions at choosen timeframe. For Example: timeframe H4 pair EURUSD: EA will start placing orders at 00:00. So my first trade is: buy at 00:00 and closes at 03:59. Second one: sell 04:00 closes at 07:59...
Hi: I am trying to use MACD and OsMA indicators in my EAs but I find that they lack the same precision they show on the screen. When I use MACD or OsMA indicators on the screen and put the mouse pointer over a bar, they show some seven or eight decimal digits, and sometimes, differences between bars...
I have MT4 Build 840 (Jun 12 2015). I found 2 indicator files on forex factory forum - GMMA Fast.ex4 4KB and GMMA Slow.ex4 4KB. I copied them to FXDD-MetaTrader/experts/indicator folder. I cannot find them in the Navigator window to install them. I have used the same procedures for other indicators...
Hi All, Just read it on the forum that the tester doesn't support mutli currency trading (I am assuming EAs can do). Is there a workaround way? perhaps a little nudge in that direction. Or is there a way i could export variables to excel. That way i would myself do some manual testing? Cheers!! 
Hey guys,  I am in need of assistance please. What I would like to do is every time price creates a new high or low for the day I want to be able to save the price and the time somehow (perhaps in the global scope) to use it as a reference point? Would anyone know how to do this? 
I wrote a custom indicator that finds the swing highs and lows. Currently it puts an arrow object point to the price level and the time bar.  Green for High and Red for Low. I would like to change it to text that shows a count variable. Here is a portion of the code I created but it isnt showing the...
My initial balance is 1000 USD Risk per trade 30% Stoploss 2000 pips for USDJPY 122.622000 How do I calculate Lot Size?    
Hi, I have a class that holds a dynamic array of pointers to types of subclass of another base class. It has a method that accepts a reference to a certain type of the subclass and I need to know if  it already has a saved pointer to that type of subclass. Is there a way doing it by the pointer type...
Is it possible to change the location and the colour of the comment that is displayed on the chart through Comment function or ChartSetString(with CHART_COMMENT)? By default, it gets displayed in white colour on top left corner.   
Hi all, i'd like to ask if it is possible to enable Metatrader default Trailing Stop in an Expert Advisor 
Hello everyone, I was little clarity on how OnTick()  works. I am trying to check if a new bar is forming  void OnTick()  {//---  int m_nLastBars=0;  int m_bNewBar;  int nBars=Bars(Symbol(),PERIOD_M15);if(m_nLastBars!=nBars)  {   m_nLastBars=nBars;   m_bNewBar=true;   //////run my logic hereafter  
Iam using mt4 on my ipad to trading forex. And mt4 is a great app ever. But now i want to add some custom indicator to my mt4 for support trading. And how i can do that? Can you help me?   Thanks. 
If I use the function iClose with a Shift == 0, will its value be changing as the price changes while on the current bar or will it wait for the close of the current bar? But then the value wiill be the same as iClose with a Shift == 1?
Hi,  I am new to MQL i needs to find a way to get alert when market moves inside a range.   Ex : when the last 10 candles high and low is just less than 20 pips. High : 1.1250 Low : 1.1230   Appreciate someones help.   Thanks you
New article Tips for Selecting a Trading Signal to Subscribe. Step-By-Step Guide has been published on mql5.com: This step-by-step guide is dedicated to the Signals service, examination of trading signals, a system approach to the search of a required signal which would satisfy criteria of...
Hi,  I'm trying to run through a number of files that are located in my FILE_COMMON directory. In this directory I have the following structure NTOutput\Handled\ NTOutput\OrderTickets\ NTOutput\Pending\ I would like to look in the OrderTickets\ folder and show all files that are located in this...
pls guys can you please suggest what could be the cause of this, my ea is programmed fine and all braces properly placed with error report. back test/live work properly and on trade for long time successful no problem,but today i suddenly saw multiple of order open by my ea. however i use trade...
Hey Guys,   i have some programming knowledge so i thought i'd try to code my first own EA, i have an OrderClose Error 138 (yes i do know what it means) Issue tho in the part that i commented out, i just dont seem to find the Error though. Maybe someone of you guys will see it in a heartbeat so i...
Hello i have made a ea from a custom indicator.I just do not get it working. It is an EA for binary options in mt4 . It is intended that the trade remains open for 15 minutes and then closes automatically. It is for 15min time frame .I would love it if someone could help me .Below I put the source...
Is there a built in function that compares "a" bar to the last "x" number of bars? Example if high of last bar is higher than any high in bars 4 to 15. Thank you. 
hi guys ,I have a mq4 indicator i have bought it with 100$ I just wanna add some alert code to it ,I need a programmer ,is there any someone could help me on that ? :'(
The Metaeditor help states you can run a compiler downloadable from: •https://download.mql5.com/cdn/web/metaquotes.software.corp/mt5/mql.exe — 32 bit version. •https://download.mql5.com/cdn/web/metaquotes.software.corp/mt5/mql64.exe — 64 bit version. That compiler is started from the command line...