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I have an EA that opens BUY and SELL orders with a stoploss and takeprofit based on certain conditions. However, when the moving average turns positive or negative over a certain number of bars, I want to close the order. When I do this, I keep getting error code 138 on the OrderClose. Does anyone...
Hi there, I'd like to create an indicator that runs on a different timeframe to the chart on which it is applied. This is so I can compare certain results from a slower timeframe against those of the primary chart's timeframe. The indicator I have in mind (an indicator version of an EA I have...
Hi one question... every time i try to fill an array with variables it returns this mistake  "constant expression required" this is the code: string tab_ordini[8] = { ord_a, ord_a_reverse, ord_b, ord_b_reverse, ord_a_s, ord_a_s_reverse, ord_b_s, ord_b_s_reverse }; and i have declared them in this...
How do i switch the draw_arrow in AMA Indicator below into draw_line? I replaced arrow with line, and it didnt resolve the problem, it just draw lines downwards. Please, help. Ed
Hello everyone, This is my first EA and also first post on thisforum :-) So, my EA based on Moving Averages Indicator these are basic conditions: 1.       The first candle after crossing thelines is the candle, where I’m placing the pending order with price 0,00015pipsabove ‘high price’ or 0...
Dear All, My Broker extended the digits from 1 to 2 for DE30. Unfortunately at the second digit only 0 and 5 are allowed. Valid Prices: 13080.00, 13080.05, 13080.10 Invalid Prices: 13080.01, 13080.02, 13080.03, 13080.04, 13080.06, ... Until now I used NormalizeDouble(Price, Digits); in oder to get...
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Hi, on an event I want to load a specific profile within a EA. The profile contains several charts.  Up to now I couldn't find any information how to do it. I don't want to klick by myself. The code has to do it. I've found something with "PostMessageA ..." But I don't know how to implement this....
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Hi all, is there the possibility to shift a portion of code in an .mqh file, in order to obtain a smaller .mq4 file? I'd like to shift in a .mqh file the part code in which I create the Global Variables, but I don't want to create a single .mqh file for every Global Variable (using the return...
I have the following code #include<Controls/Button.mqh>CButton ObjDAL;ObjDAL.Create(0, "objdal", 1, 20,20, 170, 45);ObjDAL.Text("Alert Dist: " + IntegerToString(DBMA));ObjDAL.Color(colbt);ObjDAL.ColorBackground(colbf); At present the Button defaults to the Upper Left Corner. Objective 1: To position...
EX4 file must be compiled using #property strict directive. I am getting above error while uploading new version of EA to market for MT4. Can you let me know what I need to do resolve the issue.
Hi, int start(){Alert(iVolume(NULL,1,0));return(0);} This simple code will print number of ticks on the current M1 Bar in a box near the chart. It works fine when I attach the ea to any chart However when I run it as a backtest with "Every tick" it prints huge numbers like 38654705672 in the journal...
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HI , could you please assist me on this issue ,  when i fix the scale one to one in mt4 for D1,W1,MN period the chart will be distorted and you can not read it. i mean the bars will be very long and it will not fit the screen , the opposite for H1 period. thanks in advance.
Hi, I'm editing MACD Sample, using H4 AUDUSD, I want to use the entry conditions supplied, but i want to delay it by looking for a correction in the trend then enter. I used an input called 'Lookback', created a for loop that loops for i=0 to Lookback. The Problem I set the Lookback to 5, it will...
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Hi coders, I made an indicator which should show an alert every minute. That works fine but when I change timeframes, it immediately shows the alert without waiting for a new m1-bar. I know this happens because the static datetime variable is initialized with a change of a timeframe. But I want to...
Hi, Need an EA having input as :  "maximum spread allowed"   :  (any number like 10/20) Now, suppose I try to place order and if spread at that time is less than or equal to defined number in input parameter, order should be placed.  If spread is grater than number defined in input parameter, reject...
This code executes as it should in normal operation. In strategy tester the value in the print statement for marginRequired is zero. Anything I can do to the system to make it come alive in strategy tester? Metatrader4 version 4 build 1090 19th May 2017 {it is a method of an object}...
I am using ChartOpen and then ChartApplyTemplate methods to execute an EA on a new chart from the current EA. Sometimes (about 5% of all cases and it seems completely random) this newly executed EA throws an "cannot refresh history [4073]" error when initializing. Once this happens, the strategy...
Hi, I made an arrow object for buy and sell orders and I use chart event click on these arrow to manage somes advanced functions. It is very strange because the area of click detection is not well fitted exactly on the arrow symbol but just next to. Do you know what could be the problem ? I try...
Is it possible to set OBJ_EDIT graphical component always on top? I'm currently able to show it on top for existing component ( for example it overlays a trendline ) but it doesn't work for new components ( the user is able to draw a new trendline which is drawn over the OBJ_EDIT component ). I'm...
Has anyone ever found a renko charts EA that fully automates the trading style? This would be very helpful. I have used google and I am not really finding anything. Thanks PIL
Hi all, my expert writes a Global Variable in this way  StringConcatenate(...,Symbol(),OrderTicket()); but when half position is closed on profit, the OrderTicket() is changed from the broker and the expert is not able to modify the Global Variable properly. Is there a way to rescue the link to old...
Hi All,  Been trying to get this code to delete a pending order. Basically I'm trying to set two pending orders, one buystop and one sellstop, and when one executes i want to close the other one. Trying to do it by naming them ticket1 and ticket2 as below but its not deleting any:       //if entry...
Hello. Is it possible to set array size dynamicly for an array like SomeArr[5][][12]? I mean first and third dimensions are known, but the second must be calculateted and set up.
Hi, Does somebody know what the order of tick numbers and position numbers (in trade and history pools)? Whether tick2 > tick1 => time of OrderSend 2 > time of OrderSend 1 ? Whether pos2 > pos1 => time of OrderSend 2 > time of OrderSend 1 ? I.e. are the ticks and position numbers generated in the...
Is the spread field in the strategy tester in pips or fractional pips? I can't find it in the documentation. For instance, on a pair with 5 digits should that parameter be set to 1.6 or 16 if you want to simulate a spread of 1.6 pips?
I want this soft ,but I can't find it ,anybody want to share it ?
Hi I'm new-ish to the MT4/EA coding world, although I'm capable enough already to code entry/exit expressions based on multiple indicators/timeframes, change SL/TP, pending orders etc I'm wanting to outline my EA/Trading logic out here and have some more experienced coders/traders pick it apart......
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How to remove the dotted line that shows your opened buy/sell positions in the chart? It just gets too crowded on the chart when I add other lines and indicators and drawings and I can't see what's most important for me - the trend line.
Dear all,  can someone please help me upgrade my platform to be able to enter/exit trades with one click, and also move stop loss and take profit with just one click. 
i need Send only 1 order code int OrderInOneDay(int type) {    int Cnt=0;       int  totalHistory;          for (int i = OrdersHistoryTotal()-1; i >=0; i--)           {             totalHistory=OrderSelect( i, SELECT_BY_POS, MODE_HISTORY );             if (OrderSymbol() == Symbol() &&...