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Hello everyone, I am trying to simplify closing order. //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                                                  |//+------------------------------------------------------------------+void ClosePosition()  {   index=...
I wanted to code an EA that would enter a trade once the moving averages cross and close when they cross again while entering the opposite trade. However, it runs fine only until it opens the second trade which will not close. Do you have an idea what is wrong with my code? double CurrentFast =...
I want to get exact BID,ASK value with normalization. But i can not able to do that following most popular way. Print("Bid : " +Bid + "  Ask : "+Ask); Same result on after "NormalizeDouble" string Sbid1 = NormalizeDouble(Bid,Digits);string Sask1 = NormalizeDouble(Ask,Digits);//double Dbid1 =...
Hi, I am trying to make an EA with many different stoplosses and takeprofits. So I wanted to make functions where I can pass the ticket number and it would automatically do the sl and tp. This will save much time and coding. The code below works properly in that it will modify the order, however...
Hi, Can somebody please tell me if my coding solution is correct in solving a 4 H MTF call for an EA that runs on a 1 H chart, or at least clarify further the following: I run a separate EA to call the 4 H CCI to my 1 H based EA as shown below: double CCI_H4=0;   if (iBars(NULL,PERIOD_H4)>14) CCI_H4...
Hello,  Thanks for taking the time to look at my question.  I guess this is a really simple question for some one that knows it. Say you are running mt4, you install an EA, and like most people here we know we can back test it, you load in the tick data suite, you run the back test giving the date...
I have just created an EA that can read the first line of a text file, to obtain a value. Now, I want to use 2 values: the first one in the first line and the second one in the second line. My question is how I should modify the source code to read only the second line of the text file? The actual...
When I use the custom indicator, it shows the graph as follows  ‌ When I use the Expert Advisor with the custom indicator, it shows the following  ‌ It also repeated opened a lot of custom indicator when I am doing backtesting. How should I change the EA such that It only opened a custom indicator;...
I have been working on a custom indicator (currency strength) as my first programming project. I am doing quite well. I am trying to mimic this http://completecurrencytrader.com/currency-strength-indicator.html I have gotten to the point now that my gathered data is matching the graphs endpoint...
Hi I need help in creating an EA based on a custom indicator (attached). It's a fairly simple indicator that signals buy and sell opportunities using arrows. I would like the EA to open a trade at exactly the same time a buy or sell signal comes up. If possible I would like to add a T/P and S/L user...
Hello, I am trying to figure out how to get the current price (DAX/GER30 with 2 decimals i.e 12263.71) and convert it to the next closest round number up/or down that ends in 00,25,50 or 75 -> 12275.00 I am trying with: bidAsInt = MathFloor((Bid/Point)/100); But this only returns 12263. Scratching...
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Well, here is an indicator that works almost like TTM scalper. The explanation for the "almost" : I did not "iron out" the occasional differences that happen between "my" version and TTM version. There are multiple reasons for that. Some of them : the logic of this one is quite clear and I do not...
#property copyright "Copyright 2017, MetaQuotes Software Corp."#property link      "https://www.mql5.com"#property version   "1.00"#property strict#property indicator_chart_window//+------------------------------------------------------------------+//| Custom indicator initialization...
Hello my question is simple, Is it possible to delete a template from code?
Guys i need help with coding... The goal is to... "take screen shot" (done) and "send it to ftp server" (done) then "copy file link to windows clipboard" (problem) This is the code i use, for the script: //create a filename based on "year-month-day_hour minute symbol"  string filename =...
Hello developers of MT5! I use the newest (actual) version of Windows 10, 64 bit. After installation with error, is no possible open MT4/MT5 (of course). I have installed more versions of C++ in PC. It is source of problems? Can you me please help? Can you repair errors in next resale please? (In...
Hi, I am a newbie in mql4 programming. I was trying to code a simple EA to identify the magic numbers of open orders.  Why this code is not working? On compiling, it didn't give any errors but I can not see the comment on chart....
Hello everybody. I am trying to build an EA using Hedging Strategy. I just thinking that it will works eventhough it will give a small profit but still it is a profit. I want to use moving averages like 5 and 21. If the 5MA crosses above 21MA, it will execute a Buy Position. OR if the 5MA crosses...
happy day for all  my expert advisor   idea : putting pending orders in desired place with mouse and keyboard buylimit = CNTRL + left mouse clic in desired place  selllimit = ALT + left mouse clic  it works great smooth and all ... but i discovered  that it wont work on YEN pairs like gbpjpy usdjpy....
Hi, I have what I thought was defensive code on getting a global variable. Can anyone explain why I got an error 4058 ?   if (GlobalVariableCheck(GVQualify + "BadTrendLock") == True)       {        ResetLastError();        BadTrendLock = GlobalVariableGet(GVQualify + "BadTrendLock");        file_err...
How to get max and min value of MACD signal & base line for n period values?? Thanks in advance
Hi, I'm using Metatrader 4 build 950. I am trying to implement an abstract base class use pure virtual methods. After reading the documentation (https://docs.mql4.com/basis/oop/abstract_type), I thought easy - very similar to C++. But is just won't compile - not even the examples in the...
Trying to develop a simple Expert Advisor with RSI functionality but it does not seem to work, in addition to this, I wonder how I limit the number of trades to one at a time. Feel free to improve and correct the EA below. // import the trade library#include<Trade\Trade.mqh>// create an instance of...
I have an Expert Adviser that is using iCustom to call a market supplied macd. It works fine in the Strategy Tester while I am using default inputs, but there is trouble when I put the inputs into the iCustom parameters. While in the tester,  the new inputs still enter trades on the Arrows as before...
Not sure if this is the right section for this but being a newbie i'm not sure about nothing :-( I accidentally closed my toolbox, can anyone direct me on how to display this?
Hello everybody, Please give me some ideas ... I have used PumpingSwitchEx function for pumping initialization. But after some time the pumping was stoped. Next try give the error: Connection lost. How I can re-initialize pumping and reconnect to the server again? After stoping function "Connect"...
Hi, everything is OK about my EA. However whenever i put this protection code to my ea. It stopped using TP & SL!! I have tried to use account verification code... please take a look below //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//| Waelmore I//|//|    Created by Black...
I wanted to start a mt4 at the location: C:\Users\cas\Documents\MT4\mt5. But as  you can see the starting process hangs using one of my 4 kernels completely (CPU = 25%) and , forcing the other running mt4 (1-4) to have a higher cpu-usage as well and , the system requests all of a sudden 16% If...
In my mind I have the for loop and the array set correctly what is causing this array out of range error? Keep in mind I am brand new to programming and this is my first attempt at a functioning program....
Hi, Is this possible to display the comment on chart with bold/big size font and different colour? currently i used to display comments as normal. but i like to display header as bigger font with bold and ey-catch colour. Please help me if there is any functions available to use? currently i use:...