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There are more ways to do things now. e.g. charts.mqh Is it possible to automate the DAT and HST builds? i.e. if you backtest 1 min data, then 5 min data then 15 min data etc ........ you create levels of data that allow for consistency. Thus you are likely to avoid "missing data" errors when...
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hi again, had a doubt on how the prices are stored. correct me if i am wrong. open[0] would give the open price of the bar currently in progress and open[1] would give the open price of the last bar. What about close[0] does keep on dynamically update the current tick price? and would close[1] give...
Hi all, I am tracking the correlation between the FTSE 100 and S&P 500 on a daily basis, I am only playing with demo cash at the moment but it looks really good :) so my question is where is the punch line, at what point does it all go pear shaped? I wait until there is a deviation > 1 (normally 1...
I've an old but good smartphone with Windows Mobile 6.1 I remember I was able to use MetaTrader with it, but after I reformatted the smartphone, I don't know how to re-install it. The best I could reach, was a file that gave me an error message ("impossible to find part of the program"). Can someone...
Hi, I realized something odd that I hope it'll disappear soon! I have on mt4-b610+ one chart (EURUSD) and one indicator. If I kill the mt4 and launch it again ou of its editor (F4, both in /portable - I checked Mt4-> Files-> Open data Folder) the indicator does not show any of its lines or values...
Hi, I have problem with ChartID() function. I thought it must be unique for every chart but if I call this function on chart which uses template with a particular id value <chart> id=123456789 comment=... </chart> then ChartID() gives back this value (123456789). So if I use the same template...
what is the formula that meta trader use to calculate the balance? thank's
Hi guys, if a trade was closed i want my EA wait for opening a next trade till 5 bars were finished. How can i do this? How do i get the time of the close of the last trade and how can i compare it with the bars? Thanks guys
Hello. Until now I have been using MT4 on my windows xp desktop machine. For traveling purposes I bought a notebook with windows 8 and installed MT4 in it. When I decided to copy my scripts from the windows xp machine and past them into the notebook, I noticed that I couldn't do it because I could...
I have tryed to install a robot who has two files one ex4 file that i droped in experts and one dll fil I have in libery but when I open tradeplatform they are not there.To test I have dowload four normal indicators but cant see them when I start metatrader4. Do you guys know if maybe some settings...
Hi everyone, I have an EA which opens 2 trades simultaneously for a pair. i have also ensured that when a pair is trading, no new trades on the same pair is opened but trades for other pairs are allowed. simply put i want a maximum of 4 pairs (8 in total) to be traded simultaneously. 1. To avoid...
hello please help me i want to find method for close my trades from my indicator by Win API or find method for call script or EA by indicator thank you
Ok i have a question regarding the timer function, when a timer elapses the OnTimer function is called, suppose i have a timeout of 3seconds and the timer is triggered and my EA takes more than 3seconds to run, is the timer function going to trigger even if the other function is not yet finished, it...
I tried to search for a similar problem, but couldn't find it. I use a snippet to read an URL from MetaTrader, found here: https://forum.mql4.com/60608/page2 This works when I put the code in the OnTimer (or OnInit) function, but not when I put it in a own function which I call from the OnTimer...
Hi guys, Can anybody help me out? I used to have an EA that make use of kernel32.dll's CreateFileA & WriteFile function to output a textfile to my desktop. It was perfectly working before build 600. After the patch, the EA could not output the textfile anymore. I understand that FileWrite()...
Dear All, Please help and advice about the static variables behavior. The problem, let x be such static counter as shown below. Suppose that, x=5 at the previous ticks. At the current tick; assume that, the "condition" is met and hence x= 6. The question is, what about the "Calculate = f(x)" which...
Hi, need help with my Scripts after my mql is updated to BUILD 600 Usually i Use this #define show_inputs code at my scripts, So a parameter window will pop up everytime I run my Scripts However, with build 600, it doesnot work. And the Pop Up window to input the parameter doesnot show up. Anyone...
Does Meta Trader 4 fully compatible with Windows 8 64-bit or 32-bit?
Hello, Since a while I'm seeing fancy expert advisors showing of with their nice looking chart comments, but how do they do it to get a different font, color, size within the comment function to display interactive (accountinfo) or static info like just some strings..? Kind regards, Wouter...
My apologies for this somewhat noob question but I'm not all that up to speed with MQL and reading through the documentation I see things like:- Parameters ticket [in] Order index or order ticket depending on the second parameter. select [in] Selecting flags. It can be any of the following values:...
Older versions of MetaTrader would stack chart objects according to their name, so if an object was accidentally deleted (which happens quite often), the Indicator or EA could create it again and it would stay behind another chart object if that is where it belonged. This is no longer the case :(...
I am an amateur coder and I am trying to make a good EA that is easy to use. I'm trying to give back to the community since I have learned so much from this website and want to continue to learn. I have created an EA that is very adjustable and easy to use. If you wish to download it the links are...
Hello In MetaTrader 4 history center, I need to download EUR/USD 1m data from MetaQuotes server, but there seems to be a limit of 1 000 000 records. Even if I choose 999999999999 bars on Tools - Options - Max bars in history/chart, I only get 1 000 000 records from 5 376 264. Any chance to get more?...
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Hello, I'm trying to develop an expert that digs the historical data (peak and bottoms) to be used for my main expert. I decided to use zigzag indicator since it's simple and finds the high/low easily. My problem is, when I call the ZigZag.ex4 using iCustom() function I cannot get the correct high...
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Hi! I need a way to give the user the chance to cancel the indicator when necessary. E.g. if the amount of selected bars is to big so it would take minutes until the indicator finished calculating, there should pop up a window to warn the user and give him the chance to reselect the input....
How to check the alltime low and alltime high of the price, with iLowest() and iLow(), they are new functions and the documentation doesnt explain it very clearly, so please help.
Hello! I get a problem with kernel32.dll that indicator was working im MT4 <600 and now it is not. Why? What do I have to change to make it working again? <Please use the SRC button to insert code> //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| 10.mq4 | //| Copyright 2014...
Hi all, i am working on some advance stop loss functions, could you give me some ideas about how to add a time variable in the stop loss functions, i mean, the initial stop loss (risk) shouldn't be the same at the first bar (opening trade bar) that in the bar numer ten. Could you give me the way to...
I have a number of questions and can find no support contact. I've bought an ea <name removed> for mt4, which I'm very happy with. As it is a scalper spread is vital. I've discovered that on mt5 I can get spreads up to 50% better and so will be getting an mt5 account and will want the mt5 version...
Hello, i´m using the EasyOrder script, it´s perfect for my trading style, i trade small timeframes and tight StopLoss. If i select Buy/Sell on the EasyOrder script the Sl line is upper the chart that i can see on my screen, so i have first to scroll on the price bar and squich the candles to see the...
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