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New article MQL5 Cookbook: Using Different Print Modes is published at mql5.com: This is the first article of the MQL5 Cookbook series. I will start with simple examples to allow those who are taking their first steps in programming to gradually become familiar with the new language. I remember my...
Seems a simple request, but alas i concede defeat after searching for ages so thought i'd ask the hive-mind for help. I want to get the symbols for charts that are active in MT4, so if the terminal only has only two charts open - EURUSD and GBPUSD, i want to use only these symbols in code. If you...
How can I alert values from an array created by a function?   Alert(XYZ[1]); // Should alert 4.56 double XYZ(string y, int z)  {   double x[3];   x[0] = 0.123;   x[1] = 4.56;   x[2] = 7.89;   return(x);}
how can i debug an indicator code? is there any way to stop incoming ticks for a while so that i can have a look at values that i have displayed in experts tab from indicator code ? thanks
regarding an indicator i need to find it please.This indicator to manage the volatility, it about RSI in two lines. I have attached to this note a screenshot of it.Can you help me please to find it.
hello mighty brains of the mql4 forum. I am testing my EA and started getting different results just by changing the name of the EA. I found this to be rather odd. No code changes just did a "save as" to a new name and compiled. Test results were very different. I strated looking around and found a...
Just want to know guys! Is anyone among you who really make some money in Forex? I tried dozens of indicators and EA's, I did some expert advisors copying code from one to another and combining, but I almost 3 years since I try yet, a lot of brokers with no deposit bonus and hundreds of transactions...
Hi, someone else asked how does an indicator gets the correct time! Just try to create an indicator to show only the time. So this prints the correct open time of the bar during a back-test (e.g. 2011.01.03 07:00):         if(ObjectFind("time") != 0) ObjectDelete("time");...
Let me know how can I built a logic for  1. oscillator indicator (william % or force index)issue a buy signal when it comes from above a value to downside because logic like W%>80 or W%<-80 will not work.so what will be logic.like when it comes from above to level 80. &  2.Is it possible to input...
void PlaceOrder(int iSignal){   int iTicket;      if(iSignal == 1)   {      iTicket=OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_BUY,dLots,Ask,3,Bid-iStopLoss*Point,Ask+iTakeProfit*Point,"My First EA",iMagicNumber,0,Green);      if(iTicket>0){         if(OrderSelect(iTicket,SELECT_BY_TICKET,MODE_TRADES)) Print("BUY order...
Guys  There is some one called Mr.Gregory Mcivor  he is deceitful scam he got our E-mails from here and sent us E-mail offering to sell you EA for ECN scalper with very good result , well this is the E-mail Dear Trader, I got your email from MQL4 site. Did you got profitable EA for trading forex? I...
I want to place a Market Buy order and then pending orders (Buy Stop), since it is a ecn broker I have to use OrderModify with all orders  to add the stop loss.   The "Market orders", Stop Loss and TakeProfit is modified, and works well. But when I try to modify the Pending order it only modifies...
My ea enters an OP_BUYSTOP and an OP_ENDSTOP and assigns the “OrderSend(Symbol(),,,,,,)”(s)  to  int variables for short and long.  Can these orders be referenced to change the Stop Loss by the same variables once the price is hit and one of them is opened as a market order?
hi, there. i am newbies in writing mql4 expert advisor.. recently i'm writing about grid concept EA, however face some order management source code problems: 1) EA supposes to open only 4 orders, HOWEVER, at each tick, the EA is opening many and many same 4 orders.. 2) After an order is closed due...
  Pivot indicator (12   1 2)
This is my Pivot indicator. I'm sure you know very well the Pivots and its importance. The indicator calculates the daily pivot (the yesterday pivot) and draw it with the 3 Resistances and the 3 Supports. It use the Standard Pivot Formula: Pivot = (yesterday_high + yesterday_low + yesterday_close)/3...
Does anyone familiar with how to use MT4 code to define the 'current bar'? Many thx!!
hello    i have one EA to change it needed good but want open both order in market movement any one help us      
Hi, how can I place the middle of symbols exactly at the price given? So the stay where they should be even if the candle size is changed! The only way that I know are the arrows, but there aren't so many :(  Only the dash, and left- and right-label and -triangle. Regards, Gooly
hello    i want programmer to crate the EA to me in one IND   
Hi all, I need to know if is there a document that describe a relation  between pairs. For example when i Buy in EUR/USD i Sell in USD/CHF so i need to know if is there a related pairs with GBPUSD, USDJPY, AUDNZD, AUDUSD, and USDCAD
Since I have never used an EA before (not even for testing), I have a few questions about how EAs work for trading a system. Do you need to run an EA from your computer? Does your computer need to be on permanently?Can you upload your EA to your broker's server? Do all brokers offer this service?Can...
Hi there. I've some problem that I know some one on this forum can help me with.  I have a idé and some code to set an alarm.  Primery trigger: If cangle < iBands go to next trigger     secondary trigger: If the CCI is between -170 & -120 Trigger alarm (Buy)     First of all i dont know how to make...
When a new tick comes in does metatrader draws the indicators on the chart first or does it call the EA first?  I want to make sure that when my EA calls an indicator's property thru ObjectGet(), the object is already formed right after the tick comes in. So is the indicator updated right away with...
hi jagui ,   I want to develop the GUI that manage the MT 4 terminal how we can do it ? If you have  any idea then tell me ?can you provide the little running code that have the same functionality.  i want to develop the  little bit similar GUI that is shown at given url Please follow the Given...
Imagine the simple problem, I have £10,000 and I am only willing to lose 1% of that with the next trade. The next trade is on EURNZD, an XXX/NZD pair. If my stop loss is 100 pips, what is my lot size? I know the answer since I have calculated in the code below. But what I am wondering is why I have...
as I was looking for a more complete history to test my ea on(the history files I have now contain holes that are month's long) I saw that Mql4 has the smallest interval of minutes for history instead of a tick by tick history. is this true? if so, then my back testing results are going to be...
 How can I copy a file?  This does not work: #import "Kernel32.dll"int start() {  string Path = TerminalPath() +"\\experts\\";  CopyFileA (Path + "\\files\\xyz.txt", Path + "\\files\\xyz2.txt", true  );}  ERROR: 'CopyFileA' - function is not defined
Hello, I made this ea using Ea Builder online. It will work all day in stratergy tester on Ibfx. But it will not work when its on a live demo chart? I have seen it take a trade when i set the take profit true tab to false? But i need a take profit target? Can anyone help? Here is the code. Sorry if...
Dear Forex friend/Programmer- I am using a EA which is taking buy order when signal alert comes with arrow up and vice versa.... BUT my problem is that even if the order hits take profit or Stop loss ....the EA takes again the same order inwhich the arrow direction is there.. Can any...