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  Profit to pips (11   1 2)
Hi,   how can I convert order profit to pips? Asuming I know lotsize etc.  I want to create trailing stop, but profit oriented.    Thanks. 
  Can anyone tell me what is this called 'CREDIT' in my MT4 Terminal?   I deposit my money to broker but I got nothing in 'Balance' and all funds in 'Credit'. But I cannot trade with 'Credit'...! 
Hi my friends, I want to know whether there is a way to restrict the number of trading volumes up to a predefined amount from the server? e.g. suppose that I do not want to allow my trader to have an aggregate amount of opened positions more than 10 LOTs , so I put a limitation on the server so that...
  Range-bound switch? (15   1 2)
How can I do something like this better; int zero_to_hundred=x,shift;if(zero_to_hundred<=10){shift=4;}else{if(zero_to_hundred<=20){shift=5;}else{if(zero_to_hundred<=30){shift=8;}else{if(zero_to_hundred<=40){shift=4;}else{if(zero_to_hundred<=50){shift=9;}else{if(zero_to_hundred<=60){shift=3;}else{...
My EA always compiled without any warnings, but recently decided to compile again and have been getting these warnings. For the life of me, I cannot work out why as I'm storing the return value of the File* functions in the correct variable type and only using those variables as int values in the...
recently i have downloaded tick history for EURUSD since Jan 1, 2004 till now, but the problem when i back test any EA on any time frame using every tick mode, the back test stops at July 2 , 2008, so what is the possible problem that cause this. Notes : - when i use candle open mode during back...
i need to count the total open orders by all charts ... can I use simply? bool countok = false;if (OrdersTotal() <= 3 ){ countok = true;}
Ok, I'm not sure if this is a dumb question or if it has been asked often, but here goes. In the Metatrader terminal program, you are given DIRE warnings when you download history data that it might not match that given by the broker. if you have a look in the folders  there is a history/downloads...
I purchased an expensive signal and indicator package from a US company.   Just by chance i opened two MT4 platforms up to check some settings i was horrified to discover that the platforms had completely two different readings, one of them had given a buying signal too.   I then went on to open 4...
Currently, I am exporting all the historical data stored in MT4 into a script by reading off the data stored in the iOpen, iHigh, iLow, iClose, and iVolume arrays.  The problem I have is that it may be the case that the current period's data (which is already available) is not written for some...
Hey traders, Is there a way to get the Orders original Pending Price?
Dear all i am trying to let Excel get information from MT4 . by this code in the script, i have the live Bid price : ExcelSetValueCell(2,3,MarketInfo("EURUSD",MODE_BID)); But now i am trying to get the LIVE High & Low prices into Excel but it didn't work. any help please? This is what i used but...
I know that mt4 is commercial server. But I think it is quite not right, because lot of people are looking for for api, trying to implement communication with languages for statistical purpose and research. I think should be released some limited or  lightweight version for testing purposes.
Hi, I am new to MQ4 coding. Can somebody please guide me for writing a code for following:   I need a Custom moving average indicator which would plot moving average line based on chart timeframe. e.g.: If M15 chart is open, it should plot avg line using Linear wt avg method on Open price w/o...
Suppose I want to run a scan through all markets available with my broker to look for favourable trades. Say I want to look for any stocks that have reached a yearly minimum. Can I do that with MQL4? I note that the technical indicator functions all have a symbol parameter, so clearly they don't...
The charts seem to open up many days back. Which means I need to swipe forever just to get to the current trading window.   Why is the default not the current candle as to me that would make more sense?   Is there a short cut in Metatrader 4 android app so that a chart opens to the current trading?...
  MT4 usage (2)
I have a question regarding a possible function in MT4. Is it possible if when one order is closed, the other should automatically open. Its more like the 'opposite' of OCO order. Thanks!
Dear all,  can someone help me how to code or what is the code for displaying max allowed total order of broker ?   regards 
The history data has been exported successfully from TickStory to MT4. However, after the testing when you open the chart, the chart only can display those data available from my broker for a short period. For old data, the chart can't display then how to analyze the testing? 
Most, if not all, MT4 brokers close down their servers earlyon Fridays and start up late on Sundays. His means 4 one-hour bars are missing from the data.   What I want to do is have a script that I can apply at theend of Friday that will add 4 dummy one-hour bars to the chart.   My knowledge of...
Hi, I'm a newbie to MT4 so bare with me please. Is it possible with MT4 to excute a Expert Advisor script that uses multiple timeframes in order to create trading signals? If so, how do I achieve this in code? Timeframes such as 1min, 2min, 5min etc. Thanks for your help. 
Hi there! How can i login from php to my MT4 account? Is there any API for it?
Noob issue   one click trades no longer display horizontal line on live charts. Any suggestions appreciated.
Hi, is it possible to transfer the trades of a html-Statement (produced on an other computer by the tester) into a chart on my MT4? Maybe there is a script that can do? Thanks für help, Klaus
Hello,  I have an .ico file in the Expert properties and I want to put it on a chart from the init function. I couldnt find how to do that. Could you please help?  Thanks in advance David 
Hi, I have for a while tried to figure out how can I change the time frame over multiple windows (Charts) in Metatrader4.  What I mean is that when I for example change from hour to daily then I want both XAUUSD and XAGUSD to change simultaneously. Because as it is now I need to mark XAU to change...
Hi   I try to adapt and customize a code and I still have three errors Quye I can not seem to correct, the block of code in question : //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|add char at beginning or end of...
#include <CustomChartingBacktest.mqh> and at the very top of the void OnTick() function add the following function call: if(skipFirstTickOnBacktest()) return;   //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                       CustomChartingBacktest.mqh...
Hi all, I had an EA which worked fine. As I needed to avoid to open position on calendar events, I've added some more code into my EA. In order to test it, It simply opens a long position if EURUSD market rate is above 1.1300 and opens a short position if the EURUSD market rate is below 1.1300. It...