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When I place a pending order, whether it's buy/sell limit/stop it says the market is closed...
Please, I have a little problem on my MetaTrader 4 app on my android phone. I mistakenly removed my indicator window on the chart section of my MetaTrader 4 Platform on my android phone, now only the main chart window displays on the chart section. I want to bring the indicator window back. Where do...
HI together! I want to write eg the spread in a csv file line by line for different times (eg every 10 min), but cannot set the pointer to the correct line (= the next free line). It always writes the data into the same line. nevertheless i can read an open the file with notepad or Excel. But I...
All my experts do not work under 600 Compilation... what did you do? What should I do in order to work under my old mq4 files? I need Meta Trader 4 editor not Meta Trader 5 editor.
Im getting this 1 error after compiling, I am new with MQL4 coding, Can anyone see the problem so I can correct it ? Thanks 'interval' - undeclared identifier Test 1.mq4 81 38 see attatched picture
Hello! Can anyone help me to code, how to count total number of running currency pair(s) with active order(s). In the picture, there are 4 active orders running with 3 different currency pairs. Here, I don't need to count total orders using OrdersTotal() function. Also I don't need to identify...
I have been running MT4 on my laptop for several months. All of a sudden the terminal window won't appear? i have tried re-booting and several different profiles, no go. Any ideas will be greatly appreciated! Thanks, Steve
Is there a way to draw a simple line in metatrader without having it continue all the way across the screen or have it trend on? Quite annoying as I sometimes just want to draw simple target points or minor S&R lines.
  Trailing Stop (5)
Hi All, Any suggestions and/or criticism for why my trailing stop isn't working? void TrailingStop(){      if (OrdersTotal() == 1)   {      for (int i = OrdersTotal() - 1; i >=0; i--)      {         if (OrderSelect(i, SELECT_BY_POS, MODE_TRADES) == True)         {            if (OrderType() ==...
Hello I recently developed my first EA the code is all looking fine it compiles with no errors or warnings. However, when I try to run a backtest on strategy tester it's either it runs for some time then pauses with no errors being logged anywhere, one time I left it thinking it may be running in...
Hi, So I'm using indicators from an unknown source in my expert advisors, and I wanted to know if there was any chance that they could be running any malicious code that could harm my computer? Or does MT4 have safeguards in place to prevent this kind of thing? Probably being paranoid, but it seems...
I wanted to start a thread to discuss and develop an idea that I've been conceptualizing; a method to eliminate perpetual loops when working with multiple symbols in one EA. The idea is rather simple..  EA has a list of symbols to use for signal calculations, EA opens a chart for each symbol.&nbsp,...
  Forex (1)
Hello,  Is there any Indian who is making money in Forex? The money I mean to give you a decent living? #TIA
Hi friends, Is there any indicator in the market which is free... that shows a Bar close at how many % of the whole body?  When my mouse point at that bar, it will review at the right top side of the Chart. Very small with number percentage showing in colour Setting. Red = Bear  Example 40% Green =...
  Hide subwindow (10)
Hi there, Me again to ask your help. I found this indicator in mql5 website : https://www.mql5.com/en/code/13586 And, i want to add a hotkey to hide subwindows. But i failed ... case KEY_HIDESUB:           {            bool isFixed=ChartGetInteger(0,CHART_WINDOW_IS_VISIBLE,true);            if(...
Hello, I wrote an indicator text based, no lines, no graph, a separate window like iExposure.mq4 using  #property indicator_separate_window , in fact I started from that indicator to build mine and I noticed that iExposure does the same thing, nothing appear until i change time frame. My problem is...
Hi all, I have this problem since I tried to set up an email alert. error: 4066 or/and 4058. The mail function worked good until I have done a mistake so EA has sent too many mails. I guess my problem is that the client terminal queue mail is full and every mail is from now rejected/failed. I have...
  offline chart (5)
I had imported M1 data from 2000 to current in the history center but I cannot get that data to show up on an off line chart.  Screen shots below show history center with all of the data but the open offline chart screen does not show that data being available
Why meta trader calculates EURUSD from 1970 ? Physical euro coins and banknotes entered into circulation on 1 January 2002. How does it calculate price for those years, when there was no data ?
Hi, I need help to get Ask and Bid prices for 5 digits broker. double vbid = MarketInfo(Symbol(),MODE_BID); double vask = MarketInfo(Symbol(),MODE_ASK); This code return just the 0.0000 value, but my rates are at 5 digits. Please help.
Hi, Firstly I'd just like to preface this by saying i'm new to coding in general so please be gentle if I've made any obvious mistakes (which I'm sure I have). Ok, so I'm trying to create an EA that buys and sells based off the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo indicator. It's a super simple EA, I've left out...
I'm trying to speed up and light up my Indicator calculations, so I'm searching some ways for that. I wonder if there is a speed difference between Math functions formats and the regular/basic formats. For Example: MathMod() vs fmod() MathCeil() vs ceil() MathFloor() vs floor() MathAbs() vs fabs()...
Hi, I notice my MT4 is giving this exception when I try to send test message How can I purge the pending message on MT4 ? Is there any limitation of sending email ? Currently I'm sending email in 4-5 minutes intervals Please advice
Hi All, Myself and my friend are new toMT4 and would like the forums best opinions on what broker we should be usingand some further help on getting the best out of MT4, We are going to be spreadbettingso can anyone give us the best advice on what is the best broker to use withMT4, Also we would...
Help! I'm new to MT4 and have been looking on the net for any information to help me get started writing EAs and indicators, etc, and I can't find much in these more advanced areas. Can I ask everybody out there ... how did you get started in MT4? Did you come from a computer programming...
I'm testing and messing around with this function, I read even on the mql4 help window that if the order is pending or closed the value it will take is 0, but when I put an alert with that function it returns 1970.01.01 00:00:00. //..Some coding to open an order...//...Order select function and some...
Hi, Is this possible to open multi orders for different pairs using single EA? eg: I would like to sell all USD pairs so when EA runs it must open Sell/SellStop/SellLimit USDJPY,USDCHF,USDCAD,etc... if possible please give me suggetions to start coding myself? I never coded for multi pair orders in...
Need to adjust MTF
Hi Sorry if a silly question but I'm running multiple EAs in MT4 and find it time consuming to manually open a chart and place the EA on it. Error prone when you are testing 50+ EAs  I know in a script you can open a chart but can you add an EA to that chart? Any help much appreciated. Thanks
hi, i have problem with updating order with function OrderModify.. - in first cycle for i have classic OrderSelect with right symbol and type - in this first cycle i change with OrderModify SL, TP or both together... - everything is all right, in Experts i have message with succesfull modify ..ok -...