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Dear all, Please help me on the following issue: When my EA open an OP_BUY order, it will open an OP_SELL_LIMIT order at the same time. When the price reaches certain level, it will open an OP_SELL order to lock up the profit. When everything runs smoothly, it will close all three orders...
I am new to the EA community. After months of learning and coding, I finished an EA and backtested it, but it only works for EUR/USD 1 min chart, which generates about 70% return from Aug 23, 2011 till today. But I tried it in 1 min chart of GBP/USD with a break-even and 1 min chart of AUD/USD...
How does the iClose() function work? In other words when I look on my chart and identify a bar 0, shouldn't this function pick up the value of the close for that particular bar? In putting together an EA, I was able to tie-out bar 1 and bar 2 close values from the iClose() function with the...
I have these results finally after completed optimization based on Drawdown, for a period of 1 year. My question is just so silly, but i cant help asking: what these optimization results tells me? and what now? also, Which pass is true, and which ones are fake? The picture is below, and the htm...
I'm Trying to find a function that will tell me the setting of the "Positions" choice box in the "Expert Properties" window -- i.e., only long, only short, or long and short. Can anyone help me? Thanks. dennisne
Hello there every1. I'm working on an EA. I am trying to use the zigzag and moving average indicators while i get this error. 2011.10.14 11:53:59 Master EURUSD,M1: invalid integer number as parameter 2 for iSeries function I have checked the perimeters for the ZigZag as well as the Moving Averages...
Hi, how can I add a button on the chart, so when somebody is clicking on it, all open positions would be closed. Can I do that in my ea or do I need an indicator for that?
HI, I have a horizontal line on my chart which is manually positioned. I would like to position a text label next to it in an EA. So far I've tried -- double ypos = ObjectGet("Horizontal Line 35541", OBJPROP_PRICE1); and double ypos = ObjectGet("Horizontal Line 35541", OBJPROP_YDISTANCE); along...
Good day, I would like to create a curved trend line indicator. It must work like a normal trend line, exept that it must be curved according to a specific equation. It however does not seem possible to do, unless I am mistaken. Any suggestions in this regards will be much appreciated. Best regards
a same EA performs entirely different on history test at different mt4 platforms.
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Hello guys, I try the very first code in MQL4book below. https://book.mql4.com/programm/execution The compilation is fine. When I "drag and drop" it to a chart, the window show up and I leave it default: Checking only "Enable Alert" and "Allow import of external experts" Once click ok, the first...
As you could see from my attached pic, there is no chart(and also no data) from June to September. Data are just downloaded from mt4's historical center, from "MetaQuotes Software Corp." How to solve this problem?
Hi, Is it possible to use a number of copies of the same indicator on the same chart but with different time frames when the indicator does not have the time frame as a variable ? If so, how? If so, how do I differentiate between them and tell which is which ? Thanks for any and all assistance.
Is it possible to call MT4 or MT5 from an external program written in C++ or Visual Basic? And possibly pass some information?
Hi, I wrote one dll that after it starts to work after 10-20 minutes get below error in my MT4: 2011.10.13 19:04:28 Indi1 EURUSD,M15: function 'ind_Ichimoku' call from dll 'C_Source.dll' critical error When starts it works properly but after a while I get above error. In dll I am using dynamic...
Hi everybody, I usually trade with Renk Charts. When I open the platform, I must authorize all DLL calls on the charts. Is there a way to authorize all these calls without flagging all the requests? With a script, or other ways, could you suggest a way? Thank you!
I have this code before. The StopLoss is set at 30 points at the moment, but when a trade is placed, the stop loss on the trade is anything between 60 and 70 points. Seems very random and I cant work out what is causing this. Can anyone help me with this please ? if...
I have spent quite a bit of time on this to get it to work. Tried other Trade Order formats and that didn't work either. I have never done any programming before when more than one currency pair is used in the code. Am still new at the code also but doing ok. This thing has got the best of me...
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So, will it be that way every week-end?
Hi all. I'm new to mql4 but I do my best to learn coding. I have created my first EA using custom indicator which I post below. Indicator //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| DT-ZigZag-ATR.mq4 |...
I have this for the True Strength index: Parameters Raw (Raw = 25 ) Smooth (Smooth = 13 ) Indicator programming NetChg = MOMENTUM [ 1 ] Value1 = EXPONENTIALAVERAGE [Smooth]( EXPONENTIALAVERAGE [Raw](NetChg)) Value2 = EXPONENTIALAVERAGE [Smooth]( EXPONENTIALAVERAGE [Raw]( ABS (NetChg))) IF...
Hi, Given the current weakness of both EUR and USD, and the subsequent volatility of the market, it would seem to me that backtesting & optimizing an M15 timeframe-based EA on any more that the most recent 12 months of Historic Data would be a complete waste of time. I would like to know what...
Hello Forum, does a triggered buy_stop order get a new order with a different MagicNumber? If so, how can i get an association between this two orders? Thank you in advance
why on strategy tester it work well, but on simulating trade, it won't work. ticket= OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_SELL,Lots,Bid,30,HighestPrice+200*Point,0,"",0,0,Red);
I have 2 questions if I may. I'll start with the easy one 1st: 1. Is there a way to specify how a level in an indicator looks? I know though properties but I want it to be set when the indicator is added to the chart. I'm talking about the horizontal levels for the window indicator not on-chart...
Hi I want to display 3 indicators in separate window but show those and a 4th value in data window. Everything works except that the scale of the 4th value causes the display of the first 3 values to be crammed together. How do I prevent the 4th value from affecting the vertical scale of the display...
Is there anyone interested in meeting in Canberra and chatting about MQL4/Forex? If there is please PM me. If there is a lot of interest maybe I could look into getting a venue so we could all meet and talk...