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Many of my charts have points where days, sometimes MONTHS, of data are simply missing. I have also wasted hours trying to figure how the MT4 history centre works. Hopefully some more experienced users can answer some of my questions. Q1) Are the chart data and the strategy tester historical data...
  Lost Password (7)
Hello, I've been doing a lot of trading using my iphone. However, I lost the password to my account. I have the account number and the email address that goes with it. But I don't know where to request the information. I used the mt5 mobile app; so I don't know who I should email to ask to...
How would my FileOpen statement have to look if I wanted to read a tester .set file? FILE_READ|FILE_CSV, FILE_READ, or FILE_BIN|FILE_READ ?
Just wondering if someone might tell me if there is a maximum number of indicators that can be used in MetaTrader 4 at one time Like a lot of newbies I downloaded many to simply see what they do and explore, but notice that some are greyed out in my custom indicator list. Secondly, is it possible to...
In the meta editor help description of ArrayResize() it says this: Note: Array declared at a local level in a function and resized will remain unchanged after the function has completed its operation. After the function has been recalled, such array will have a size differing from the declared one....
I have been having trouble sending orders and email test messages, even though I've got a connection and get data all the time. I thought my order sending trouble was because I messed up the code but I started one of the examples, MACD, and made sure "Allow Live Trades" was checked, and it still...
Hello everybody! Can a robot combine two entry strategies? Example: First entry strategy is scanning the H1 interval for TRENDturn around on both LONG and SHORT side. If the result is negative than we don’thave a NEW TREND but still can be IN a TREND. Second entry strategy is scanning the M5...
i have an ea but i want to stop the maximal drwdon in % so i need a stoppoutpct! I copyied it from another ea but it doesn't work for my ea so i use the script - can anybody told me how i can use it
int A=3; int B=4; int C=Gipo(A,B); int Gipo(int a,int b) { int c = (A+B) ; return(c); } what is wrong with this function ? I can not work it out, I copied it exactly from a function written on the internet ? ? ?
Hi there, I am running the strategy tester on EURUSD H1 and it works fine. When I change to a different pair it loads my customer indicator every time it refers to it in the program. That slows things down. If I switch back to EURUSD it again works fine. Clues?
I am relatively new to MT. I am compiling my algorithms for my EA's. How many currencies and cross rates can be used to compute an indicator? Is is possible to create an EA utilizing input from multiple currencies at one time? Thanks in advance.
  Function call (1)
//If I change c, why do Keep on getting a 0? int Crossed(double LineTop,double LineBottom,double Trigger) { static int LastDir = 0; static int CurrDir = 0; if (Trigger>=LineTop) { CurrDir=1; } else { if (Trigger<=LineBottom) { CurrDir=2; } else {...
Hi All, I'm fairly new to metatrader and to programming EA's. I have a lot of experience with VB/VBA so the programming side isn't the problem, at least I don't think it is. I've written a basic EA to test my skills while learning and it doesn't seem to take the trades when I expect while running a...
How to calculate the cost in dollars of entering with 1 lot at given price ( EntryPrice ) with given StopLoss price ( SLprice ) ? double RiskPoints = MathAbs(SLprice - EntryPrice) + MathAbs((Ask - Bid));//The number of points we risk to loosedouble RiskDollars = RiskPoints * MarketInfo(Symbol()...
Hello, i need a little help: What kind of variable should i use if i need it to be shared in all the symbols on which is EA attached to? (So for example i need if i set variable) bool dontTrade = true; So it will be shared for all the EA instances and no symbol will trade A little example of...
My Win Vista laptop has die for a few months now. I am thinking of getting a Mac now, either Macbook Air or Pro What are the methods to run MT4 on Mac Anyone mac user here? What are the pros and cons? 1) Bootcamp 2) rEFIt 3) VMware Fusion 4) Parallels Desktop 5) MS Virtual PC .... etc (let me know...
I found no way to automate trade or run script from outside metatrader is there anybody thinking about creating a webservice api like what marketiva has done ? http://www.marketiva.com/index.ncre?page=api&id=1. I am really thinking switching to Marketiva just because of that difficulty. I don't...
how do I get a value to 5 decimal places (double) from iSAR(NULL,0,0.02,0.2,0) ? . If I use double SARba = iSAR(NULL,0,0.02,0.2,0); I only get it to 4 decimal places
Hi I have an EA and I have this code: double Pivot(string up_dn){int time = StrToTime("22:00"),shift;   if(TimeCurrent()<=time){      shift = iBarShift(Symbol(),Period(),iTime(Symbol(),1440,1)+22*3600,false);   }else{      shift = iBarShift(Symbol(),Period(),iTime(Symbol(),1440,0)+22*3600,false);...
Hi Hope all is well. I opened a demo account here. http://www.metaquotes.net/files/fech/bd4setup.exe I am not sure how to create REAL money account here. Which broker is this. I am in US. Any help will be great. Thanks in advance. Sara.
Hello How to change leverage in demo account ? Leverage was set at 1:100 and I want to change it at 1:5 Thank you.
  Time Function (1)
Hi, i'm struggling with time function. What i need to do is quite basic: need to check if current time is between 5.55 am and 6.10 am had a look at all the functions, but still bit puzzled. thanks
Help - I keep getting automatically logged off from mql5 forum every few seconds It's really annoying, can anyone help? No proxy and CTR F5 doesn't help Thx, TheDC
is it possible to run an EA with different Magic Number value on different symbol charts at the same time ?
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Hello! The optimized backtests I was doing went all the time fine till today. Now I get always the message "There were X passes done during optimization, X results have been discarded as insignificant". When I run the backtests without optimization (I put the different values in the first cloumn) I...
I can to know the four last value of zigzag indicator if I modify the indicator ?; how. Thenk you !.
Hi, suppose i create and compile a new expert advisor. Now in the strategy tester i see i can test it. i also see you need to specify a symbol. when the test is done how do i put it in real action ? also how do i apply it to all symbols ? thanks,
I want to check if a variable has a positive or negative number, how can I do this ?
Dear Friends, I need an indicator which represent the value of "Average Trade Price / Closing Average" on 30 minutes each and every candle in chart. Please help in this regard. Thanks, Pawan
Hi, I am currently developing a calculator.But that i will need mt4 data in excel. Well i know that basics of excel data fatching with DDE server and formulas like. Can you tell me,the codes for fetching particular time frame data like 5M,15M etc. anybody knows,any tricks or way,where i can fetch...