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Hi MQL4, I am beginer in coding, but i will try to make... After doble click of rectangle in the corner, you can see values that show number of candles and number of pips. How can i display the values of rectangle every time when i draw on my metatrader? I think it is not an indicator, it is an...
When I close MetaTrader and reopen it the layout settings have all been reset to default ones. So the toolbars, for instance, all appear on separate lines. I don't like that, it takes up a lot of space, so I have to drag them all back to the same line each time I open the application. Somebody has...
On last weekend occured gap in some currencies (USDCAD and EURGPB I'm interesting in). In USDCAD I placed BuyLimit in gap area and also in EURGBP I placed SellLimit in gap area. On Mondey Open I was executed just at my enter limit prices placed in gap area (open prices were beter for me). I'd like...
Hello forum, 1) I was wondering, is it possible at all to have the EA automatically self-loading a certain presets, for example if (CONDITION A) {load file "PresetA.set" into the EA} if (CONDITION B) {load file "PresetB.set" into the EA} 2) Similarly, is it possible to link to conditions and...
Has anybody experienced this before? I close down all my chartsThere is no smile on the chart, (as there are no charts)I've gone to tools / options and have turned off 'allow live trading' The 'expert advisor' button up the top is red, not greenI am NOT logged into my account from any other PC or...
hi how can i get the number of bars inside rectangel (how many bars inside the retangle) using mql4 using second time point - first time point sometimes give wrong count because of holidays any idea?
  Angled Trendlines (13   1 2)
Hi Eveyone I would like to know if anyone knows how to code an angled trendline. I am wanting to draw an angled trendline from point a to point b then point c etc, After I have coded the angled trendlines then I would like to store the angles fromeach trendline and put them in an array for later us....
IsConnected() within a continuous loop seems to take around a minute to react to a lost connection. A timeout of execution of a submitted trade operation can take a few minutes to return to the client. These durations are too long. Are there any alternatives that would tell me in under 5s whether...
One week ago I turned on a new EA that scaled in about 15 Lots very quickly. Too much for a small acct. This did have a Lots Optimizer on it. I thought I had it under control by using: extern MaxTrades. Since then I have completely removed the Lots Optimizer. Would like to learn how to Override it...
Hi, How can see displayed on the chart the trades I've done? I tried the qShowTrades custom indicator but nothing happened. (I changed the colors and width) Is there any other way to see on the chart the entry and exit points of previous trades? Thanks
Can someone me an expert advisor that is a small amount daily to find $ 5, I would be pretty much the monthly drug costs. Or perhaps a strategy which will not have to sit at your computer. If someone can help. Thanks, Sandor
I'm huge into Perl programming and some PHP, but suck at C+ and don't know squat about DLLs. I'm just getting back into programming mql4 after a year being out of the game. I had a few questions about the DLLs. A) I believe a DLL is a simple text file, which could be manipulated by a perl script....
Greetings, Attached is a part of my script that is suppose to scan throw the open trades and 'snap' when condition is true. For some odd reason, the condition sets to true even when the terms are not true. Basically, I know how to go around it by putting a second OrderSelect_BY_TICKET for every...
Hi there I have spent so many hours on this problem it's not funny. I seem so close but yet so far away. If B1 > B3, I'd like a sell order to execute ONLY if there hasn't been a closed trade today with the same magic number. I've tried countless variations for the braces etc but keep going round in...
I don't know what is happened with my MetaEditor, the font is so big . How to reset it to the normal size ? Thanks.
Hello, I am working on some code that receives a BASE64 string that I need to decode using the CryptStringToBinaryA() function from Crypt32.dll WinAPI. I am also using the CryptBinaryToStringA() function which works fine but only because I copied it's usage from another piece of code. See below...
B"H Hello, Couldn't find such an answer on the forum... Does the Open[] time-series hold bars opening Bid rate or Ask rate, or something else altogether? Thanks much.
Hi, please I need some help. I.m writing a code that has to take orders to buy or sell based on the price of the last candle is above or below the upper or lower IMA. I have a big problem with my code, because this send to the market hundreds of buy or send orders depending on whether the trend is...
Hello all. I'm new to MT4 and programming. I'm trying to learn! Simple question: Every time you change an EA do you have to restart the MT4 platform to take effect? Thanks
  Erasing lines (4)
How do you erase fib lines nad trend lines? I hit the delete key and nothing happened.. Thanks in advance.
EA_Trader
Hello Everyone! I am following this forum for quite a while and I coded my first attempts to make an EA. As I am a fulltimetrader I do not have the time to get into that programming topic deeply enough and as I am not the most talented coder, it would take years, I think. I trade some strategies...
Basically I would like to know how to use an indicator to dictate an "EA's" actions. i.e. //buy and sell at the "turning points". if indicator > 0 { Buy(); } if indicator < 0 { sell(); }
I have taken a look at a few indicators that can do it, but I would like to do it directly from my EA without using an indicator. I have thought about putting my EA logic into an indicator and running the EA and the indicator on the same chart. In theory that would work but that seems like a long...
  Know Sure Thing (25   1 2 3)
Hi Mr Tools, This might not be the right place to post this thread. But since I don't know where else to post it, I posted it here anyway. Would you please be so kind to look into an EA I created ? KST is an indicator I downloaded from this forum. In my opinion, KST has not got the attention it...
All, I'm having issues with my EA opening trades where the spread is incorrect, i.e. the spread should be 2 pips yet the trade opens with -20 pips, from what I have read this is caused by the fact that my EA is not setup correctly for my 5 digit broker. The EA was created using the following website...
Greetings I am not a programmer (just know enough to be dangerous) and need some help programming the highest & lowest point of an indicator in the last 30 60 bars. I can do it with to the price range with no problem Example: double L_Range=(Low[iLowest(NULL,TI,1,30,1)]); double...
New to MQL programming. I would like to use the open/close of 1-hour bars (but have the code flexible if possible to adjust to any period) for signals to trade but I'm having issues. Idea 1a. If previous Open <= previous Close then create an order to sell at 5 pips higher than current 1-hour bar's...
Objects keep disappearing from my charts. I think, but I'm not certain, that it only happens when I close and restart MetaTrader. It is the case for trendlines that I add with my EA, for trendlines that I add manually and for the little arrows that mark where I've done trades. I don't delete any...
For the benefit of forum members I have attached a spread sheet that calculates how many lots you can trade for a given stop loss and a given %risk factor of your equity. Use the green squares to make your entries in the spread sheet. Here is an example: Let's say you want to trade the EUR/USD...
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