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I am writing a simple custom indicator that is simply going to plot a line of the (high - close)/3. I have created the following: double H=high double L=low double x= H-L/3 I have three questions: 1.) Where do I place the I have been placing the variable at the top and get an error message about...
int start() { double ABUY=0; double ASELL=0; double BBUY=0; double BSELL=0; double point = MarketInfo(Symbol(),MODE_POINT); double expiration=CurTime()+PERIOD_D1*60; int n; int total= OrdersTotal(); for( n=0; n<total; n++ ){ // count how many open orders we have if( OrderSelect(n,SELECT_BY_POS...
Hey! Whats with the mql4 search function? It won't look up anything I type in the search box. Instead I get this message "Keywords or characters in search string is ignored for they were too short or incorrect "? I get this no matter what I type in the search box.
Hi This function I have from another EA, and I am trying to insert it into my own EA, but when I do I get lots of errors, including "function definition unexpected". This is the function double getPipValue(double ord,int dir) { double val; RefreshRates(); if(dir == 1)...
I have heard differences of opinion on this.
Hi, I have a problem with my trading Platform MetaTrader 4 in which appears a Gap in the chart with the historical data from the Period of January 14th to February 22th, in all the pairs, couldl you please contact me with this issue because i am stucked with my trading, please help me as soon as...
I'm having trouble passing a string to my DLL. The DLL function wants a char* for it's argument; however, I've tried passing it a string, and an initialized string array to no avail. I've changed the function to take a string array[255] and still nothing. How do you successfully pass a string...
here is the scenario... think at a once there are may be one open trade or set of open trades can be closed. so at that point i need to check at that time if account grows up or draw down. if it is a drawdown in next trade open (have a trail stop always). it should be increased the lotsize to cover...
hi, any tips on running a vps host for mt4 ? what would be ideal ram ? i am thinking about going with a "godaddy.com" deal : OS: Windows Server 2008 Standard 64-bit • RAM: 1 GB • Storage: 15 GB • Bandwidth: 500 GB/mo anybody know if this will be enough for running my EA with anywhere upto 500...
New article Building a Spectrum Analyzer is published at mql5.com: This article is intended to get its readers acquainted with a possible variant of using graphical objects of the MQL5 language. It analyses an indicator, which implements a panel of managing a simple spectrum analyzer using the...
I have coded the easiest, simplest EA,,, however the start () function does not trigger. The init() and deinit() functions work. The start will only work when called from within the init(),,, which only happens when loading the EA. What to do so to have the start function working well,,i.e upon an...
I want to write a function that i can input the periods and a price from a bar on the historical chart, so the function will output the value of where a moving average would have been when the price was at that level, I was thinking this must have been done before for analysing short period MA...
Dear Forum Users, I have just started learning MQL4 via the MQL4 Book, and while mostly I have no problem understanding coding examples and concepts, this one has me a little confused... maybe I'm just tired and will look back at this and think it's silly I didn't understand such a simple concept,...
Can I call a function from inside another function ? Can I pass a function call as a variable ?
Hello ! We programmed a custom indicator, which is doing several calculations. The Buffers 1 and 2 deliver correct values with the iCustom-function, Buffers 4 and 5 return values with iCustom, different from what the indicator shows in the chart window ! We tried several things, like using variables...
Hi i have been trying to solve a problem with the strategy tester for the past few days but i now give up and ask you to help me. Problem: I am writing an EA and trying to test it with the strategy tester. What happens is that the results on the chart do not agree with the with either the data held...
Hello to All Thank you in the past for all your help. The help I have received is of course a learning experience for me, but in hopes that others will benefit from my mistakes. In this problem, an error occurs 'Function definition unexpected' appears after I have modified a previous known good code...
I have a simple request for an indicator / alert or EA. Setup : Daily Chart is used only to check the trade direction. If the Price is above 10 ema and 20 ema, trend is upwards and vice versa for the opposite. Trades are all placed manually only on the 5 min chart, from the Pivot Point. Not from...
MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal Build 387 Terminal: Fixed the work of the client terminal through a proxy server. Terminal: Fixed calculation of the counter of quotes when calculating custom indicators.Terminal: Fixed the display of profit in the profit currency of the financial instrument.Terminal:...
Hey guys, i noticed in new update 388, mt4 has nice globe icon in script. Question is how to make my own script have custom icon like that?
Hi, I am looking for programer who can make an EA. My results are great on manual trading. I use 3 indicators and I achieved 543 pips just for 10 trading days without loosing trade! I know that the results may be not be like this but wanted to try, because I don't have enough time to follow my...
hi, I have a small question. What is the best way to check if a particular Currency Pair is offered by the MT4 broker. Thanks a lot. ____________ Clarification after some replies: I mean how to check if a broker offers a particular pair in a customary indicator. Thanks
I have an indicator with the following code. The intent is to open an alert window when the SSA line crosses the 0 level. However, when the 0 level is crossed, there is no alert window. Then, several candles later, the alert window finally opens. I need help with the Alert section to identify the...
Hello, Sorry for my bad english. Since the last update,(version4.00 build 388), The indicator will no longer appear on graphs after backtest. I try with an old version af metatrader and it's OK. I do a visual backtest and all of my indicator in use are visible, i do the update and he doesn't work...
I am currently working on an EA and trying to utilize custom indicators on cross rates to trigger trades. For example, i am creating an EA for USD/JPY. Can I take information from indicators from the Yen cross rates (EUR/JPY, GBP/JPY...etc) and use them to trigger trades on USD/JPY. Is there a...
Hi guys, this happened before and I had to reboot the computer in order to get rid of this problem. Now, however, even after re-booting the problem remains. As you can see some of the orders are executed above the bar maximun price, they just hang in several pips over the Max. Any ideas how to solve...
FYI This is against forum rules Whether in new topics or off-topic posts in existing topics Such posts will be deleted without warning, repetition will lead to banning Some new members have been promoting a certain commercial EA all over the forum... so they are hereby given notice Promotions of...
I taught it would have been easier to use a bunch of variables defined outside of the start()-function. Because I'm using the same MT instance for development as well, appears like my out-start() variables are being reset whenever I compile something. I've tried taking the .mq4 file out of the...
I have a basic EA, but the init and denit is not working at all. Anyone know why? The server is not connected, but there is nowhere in mql4 document saying the init requires the connection to sever. //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //|...
Hello, i would like to know, if there is a way how to create POST/GET requests to some page? (I would like to make Online EA console). And also if there is some example of code to recieve come data from WEB server and then do something with it in program. Thanks for any comments