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Hi I installed a new computer with 64 bit windows. I installed the platform and copied all EA's and no problem. All EA's use my library of functions I have wrote. When I copy my library file from under "include" when I paste on new computer it opens up as a bunch of *+# and so on. When I copy it...
Hi, I was wondering if someone could help me find this error. I'm new to coding but I think I did a really thorough check. I think I have about half the hair count as this morning, and my eyes are certainly permanently damaged from staring at '{'s. I've done: A manual check (about 20 times)A check...
I am thinking about a scenario where you may have opened a position manually and price spikes to a point where statistically speaking, it would be a good exit Say at the upper Bollinger Band for example (something other than a simple points or pips target) At the moment I don't have the skills to...
Hi, I am doing swing trading as a part time going good as not I wanted to be a FULL TIME trader but before leaving my job I need be armed with full of confidence that I can do trade for living. so to be a full time forex trader I think I need to be scalper because sitting only on a PC and just...
Hello I am working on an EA that uses ATR. On a timeframe of 30min and higher I use ATR 14 On a timeframe of less than 30min I use ATR 10 I new to coding and have been trying something like this: double res = iATR(Symbol(),Period(),AtrPeriod,shift);   if(Period ()>= PERIOD_M30){return(AtrPeriod ==...
i have an hedging and grid EA, i have a problem when closing order. let say if i have 7 sell order and 3 buy order position, when close all function running sometimes it won't close all order. so it will leave 4 orders open, 2 sell and 2 buy order position. the question is why it happened and why...
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Hello Everyone, I have been trying out the new MT5, and as I read through some of the posts, I see there are still a lot of items to go! At the risk of being redundant, here is some of my wishlist for MT5: 1) Allow TIMEZONE setting for LOCAL Time... PLEASE, if you have any compassion for traders......
As background to this question, see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4993114/c-compiler-on-oracle-virtual-box-running-xp-guest-on-linux-host. The program, which is not specifically mentioned by name in the given link, is MetaTrader 4, so I would like to know what compiler was used to compile...
New article Charts and diagrams in HTML is published at mql5.com: Today it is difficult to find a computer that does not have an installed web-browser. For a long time browsers have been evolving and improving. This article discusses the simple and safe way to create of charts and diagrams, based on...
Hello i have made a simple indicator with 2 SMA but i have a problem, the indicator draw the 2 SMA above the candle. It' s possible to set that the indicators draw behind the candle ? thanks
My partner has the same login and password details as I do on a trial / demo account. We are still developing our software.. I cnat see the trades he runs - live or otherwise... How do I achive live sharing of the same screen between my partner and i ?
Wondering if anyone has a code or link to a code to help me calculate my position size through MT4, as well a pip value converter THanks
Hi, i have the following code and was wondering if this is the right way to check the colors, since i couldn't find something similar: color result1=ObjectGet("rule1", OBJPROP_COLOR);   color result2=ObjectGet("rule2", OBJPROP_COLOR);   color result3=ObjectGet("rule3", OBJPROP_COLOR);   if...
Hello, i created an indicator to show some values as a "trafic light". first light has to become orange (same for buy and sell), and the other two green(for buy setup) or red (for sell setup) . It is al working OK, but now i wanted to see 3 other currency pairs too in the same way, so i copied/paste...
Hi Everyone, I need to check an indicator on the next 3 time frame according to the time frame my curt is, lets say I'm on 5 minutes time frame curt so I need to check let say "parabolic sar" on 15 / 30 / 1H time frames, to get "this" curt time frame I will use Period() but how can I get the next 3...
hi Can MetaTrader 4 run on 64 Bit Windows 7 profesional? Buying new computer Thanks
New article Connecting NeuroSolutions Neuronets is published at mql5.com: In addition to creation of neuronets, the NeuroSolutions software suite allows exporting them as DLLs. This article describes the process of creating a neuronet, generating a DLL and connecting it to an Expert Advisor for...
I occassionally run into this situation where I cannot exit a trade early manually. I get a message "Too close to market". Of course it's close to market, I want to exit at market. The most recent, trading oil. I bought 1 unit, then set a SL at -30 pips (closest allowed by broker). Indicators...
hi any one know how to get the chart of opposite tickers in metatrader ? instead of EURUSD to show USDEUR instead of USDJPY to show JPYUSD and so on (i need it to be real time updated as the original tickers) any one can help ?
Hey everyone, I haven't posted here much, but I try not to come here asking people to 'do work for me'... having said that, I would appreciate some advice as I'm a beginner with coding. Here's my problem... I'm trying to create a fractal breakout zone around the price for as long as the ATR is under...
If I add expert advisor to chart with 15 min timeframe, and I use timeframe 1min in all indicators, will it use those timeframes written in the script, or will it use chart timeframe? Because I've seen that simulation overrides the timeframe written in the script. So how does this work?
When running tester in auto configuration mode, tester starts very quickly and even the account is not activated yet. It takes few seconds for an account to activate in the mean time tester has already performed some testing which generate in valid results. Does any one has idea how to add the delay...
Hi all, this time i come here with a question .. i dont see some mistakes .. but maybe late hour :-) i was playing with iBarShift in an Indicator for OBV. in General is working not bad . int i,nLimit,nCountedBars;   nCountedBars=IndicatorCounted();   if(nCountedBars>0) nCountedBars--;...
Hi I have been setting up my first EA with the help of a more experienced coder. One condition of mt trades is that if the price is X amount from the nearest pivot line then it will invalidate the possible trade. This is working for long trades, so if the price was too close to a pivot line above...
If I insert a trendline in a daily chart, although it is set to 'Visible in all timeframes' it is not appearing on my hourly chart or 5 minute chart etc. Any suggestions to correct this?
The bulk of the work and discussion on the thread subject was commissioned in an unrelated thread: Get Computer Name in mql4 I am making this thread solely for the purpose of aiding those who would seek similar information via the forum search function. The code, and solution, is posted in the...
Hello I have an EA that is not calulating the bands correctly. You can see on the attachment the difference in using the bands indicator in metatrader and the one in the EA, but the settings are the same. Here is the code for the bands in the EA, the only thing I can think of is that the EA using...
It appears that the embedded OrdersTotal() function is not working in Indicator codes when using the Strategy Tester. OrdersTotal() calls in Expert Advisor codes return correct values, but in Indicator codes only returns 0 when there are open orders. MT-4 build 226 To demonstrate this possible bug,...
New article Trade Events in MetaTrader 5 is published at mql5.com: A monitoring of the current state of a trade account implies controlling open positions and orders. Before a trade signal becomes a deal, it should be sent from the client terminal as a request to the trade server, where it will be...