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Hello forum, I have a feeling this may be quite basic but am not sure how to proceed, my goal is to code the following simple logic:  "if some [condition 1] is met, then [create a record], ONCE, and keep it for reference till [condition 2]". For example, I want to create a record of "bid" level at...
hi all, my robot finally near completion but right now my robot doest seem to be trading accordingly, can anyone please look at my code and give me suggestion? it dont do sell signal, man, and there is tons of modify error, 130,131,138,1, this is annoying, can anyone help me solve this or give me...
hello all,   please provide me  a practical way to send sms from mt4 whether paid or free.... method should be working with ea...
Hi, I am trying to create an indicator which subtracts one MA from another MA, then plots an MA of the result and plots a single period rate of change of the result. The two inital MAs are of equal length (let the length be X) and are separated by a window period (let this be W, please note that X...
Hi, I've been trading since 1986, and I've tried all kinds of differentplans and platforms. I am in the US and my main forex broker is oanda, I have been withthem a very long time. A while back I downloaded their mt4 platform, and I really like theautomation of it, and the wide spread...
hello all,   i want to create a alert based on hma colour change..please help hma _clour file is given above.. 
Hi, Can anybody help me how to export close bar values from current symbol into HTML or CSV file from MT4? Attention: Each HTML/CSV file with current period (for example PERIOD_H1 ) should have max 400-500 bars. The file should contains two columns: DATA_TIME, CLOSE_VALUE. I would like to work with...
I am starting with mql indicator programming and want to draw a small arrow on the actual price in the past, when a defined rule is fulfiled. But how can I get the actual price on a specific moment? I only can get High[], Open[],Close[] and Low[], or??
In the simple EA Example of have here, the open trade time setting works, the Close trades time does not? It appears there is more code needed here. I am trying to have the EA or EA'S trade at certain times of the day for  different currency pairs. This is my first use or attempt using the Time...
Hello, I have a simple EA that opens my pending orders with Entry Price, Stop Loss and Take Profit parameters that I manually enter.  I want the EA to alert me when a pending order is filled.  I tried using     if(OrderOpenTime() !=0) but pending orders are considered "open" when they are accepted...
B"H Hello all, I've managed downloading history-data using MT4's internal History-Center for several coin-pairs, but NOT even once for a CFD symbol (e.g. SPX500). It keeps opening a dialog stating: "There are no new data for symbol ...". How can back-testing on a CFD be performed? Is there another...
Hello, Perhaps this question has already been answered, if so, please refer me to the forum post or community article that explains how to do it. I want to write MT4 scripts that allow me to enter input before the script is executed.  Right now I am using EAs to perform this function. Thanks in...
Hi, I'm working on a code that loops through all the symbols available anddo some data processing. Here, as example, I’m writing to file the current pricesof the new incoming Tick: int start()  { int Handle=FileOpen(fName, FILE_CSV|FILE_WRITE, ';');   for ( i=0;i<cntCrx;i++) {      string...
Hi all, I need to loop through all the crosses available. The broker is unknown in advance, so I need to query realtime which is the list of all crosses available at the given time for that particular provider. Is there a native function to call into, to have that list back?   Thank you very much in...
When I setup email in Metatrader, using my Gmail account, when I send the "test" message, the journal says: Mail 530 5.7.0 Must issue STARTTLS command first.  Has anyone else run into this?  Is there any way around this? Peter J Shepherd
Hi Has anyone come by this EA and got it to work? https://www.mql5.com/ru/code/10071 (English version also attached) When I add the EA to the chart, the EA loads properly however there's no indication that the re-written chart with the merged bars has been generated. Or if anyone has another...
I'm learning mql4 and trying to make an EA that opens additional positions after the previous position gained 25 pips.  It works but not completely. The problem is that after the first position gains +25 pips it opens an additional position like it supposed to but then it continues to open...
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Hello, I want to know how to do to stop the execution of an expert, if a certain condition is met. There is a special function for that?
Hi! I want to read a custom indicator out, what could be solved with iCustom. But it does not print a line, it just draws an arrow or a point from time to time. How could I read if there is such an arrow or point? Thanks!
Good afternoon everyone, I am trying to calculate the net profit/net loss of an expert advisor for the current week. For some reason, this function always returns 0 during backtesting. double GetWeekProfits(){   int type, netprofit = 0;   datetime starttime = iTime(Symbol(), PERIOD_W1, 0);   for(int...
Hello, Normally we use the “SetIndexShift”for determining the position of the indicator in MT4. However, thisposition is fixed and once the program is started the shift cannot bechanged any more. I want to use an other Indicator to shift thecurrent Indicator. So that must be done in the “Start”...
Hi, I was able to write a code to open a position when a condition is met (e.g. Sell if MA1 is smaller than MA2)... The problem I have is that when the the condition is when the condition is the other way around (i.e. MA1 is greater than MA2)... I want the EA to close the orginally opened Sell...
  What is order_id ? (40   1 2 3 4)
I do not know what is "order_id" in orderclose. Please help me!
How would i be able to measure time in between past 2 bars, [1] and [2], in case of a renko or range bars chart? Where should i look for answers ?    Thank You 
  Pema crossover (13   1 2)
Hello Everyone,  i want to create code of pema crosover but in the pema.mq4 attched below indicatorcounted returns -1 value due to which i cant program..please help by creating a pemacrossover.mq4 file.Thanks in advance. 
Hello All, I have got 2 indicators, namely: 1. Currency Heat map: It displays the CURRENT bar status of all 28 pairs of 8 major currencies in 4 different color variations. 2. Trendline: It displays the current prevailing trend in the market. If the CURRENT trend is upward it shows green color and...
First i roamed around (unmatched data error) topcs, but now i have to poen a new for this.  I have an EA that does not run backtesting. It is price-sensitive, independent from timeframe. However last tiem i used m15 so i left that unchanged for this new test. Then i got the "Unmatched  data errer"...
hi friends i add a bool linger Band  indicator to my main and set the level is -1.5 and 1.5,after  load ,the main  is  below     now i think  get the red line's value,what  can i  do,the value is what