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Bret Sallee
Does anyone know how to stop default charts from opening at startup. My previously viewed charts open, and that's great. But I don't like the default charts opening. I just have to close them. Thanks
Hi all,I am trying to make an indicator that draws the value of the opening price of the current bar divided by the opening price of the bar with a pre set time, in this example 00:00. When calculating the value of the current bar i, it should loop backwards starting from bar i to find the bar with...
Hi, i'm looking for a script, which generates several scaled tones of sound when the price is moving. For example when a currency pair is "average high" a lighter sound will be generated per tick. Any ideas how this can be possible on MQL4 where i'am new.Please post. :)
Hello, I am interesting if I could declare two dimensional array, and then put all indicators to this array. For examle: BUFF[8][]; //two dimesional array SetIndexBuffer(0,BUFF[1][]); SetIndexBuffer(1,BUFF[2][]); SetIndexBuffer(2,BUFF[3][]); SetIndexBuffer(3,BUFF[4][]);...
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Hi, Does anyone know if it is possible, and if so, how, to programmatically refreshyour charts. I want to be able to duplicate the Right-click-->Refresh functionusing an indicator. Thanks, Keris
Hello everybody, I am willing to learn how write my own methods in mql4 expert advisor. I get losteven in the 'orders' type commands...could somebody direct me to an online basiccourse..articles...guidelines...books...samething that allow me to write a methodbased on bars comparing. thank you in...
The taskis: write forex news history (date/time, prev. value, forecast, actual value)into array (arr[][]). I used to download csv-files with news history by weeksfrom www.dailyfx.com, but they changed it, and now there available historyonly for couple month, but I need history for 2-3 years....
  BarsSince ??? (3)
Hi. I am very new to MQL4, so I don't have much experience programing with this language. I am used to Metastock EA language, wich is far different from MQL4. So I would like to know if there is a way to express a function similar to Metastock function "BarsSince(EventXX)". In other words, I need a...
Hello perhaps somebody could help me on the following: I am trading demos on the Forex at the moment and will resume live trading eventually, soon I hope. I am used to the MT4 platform and would prefer to keep using it for live trading. I would need to open several entries at once and I know this...
update: it seems impossible to upload a screenshot, I tried a png and jpg version but no luck There has been a critical error Time : 2010.10.15 13:24 Program : Client Terminal Version : 4.00 (build: 226, 24 Mar 2009) OS : Windows 2000 Professional 5.0 Service Pack 4 (Build 2195) Processors : 2 x X86...
I've just tried to run the terminal, which is usually running night and day, and my firewall presented this alert. Any help or suggestion? Should I worry? Thanks.
Hi everybody Every time that I need to find a value for an array [] I have been using buffers, even if I don´t need to plot a line. That´s a big problem, once there are a limited number of buffers to be used. When I try to replace it for a common array the indicator does no work Anyone knows how...
I have an ea that sometimes works fine and sometimes gets affected by "old tick". I have heard that using refresh rates can help with this. Is this correct and if so where in the code do i put the refreshrates???
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Hi Can anyone recommend some good/reliable historic Forex rates for downloading / importing to MT4 historic center directly(data format is accepted by MT4).It doesn't matter it is a free source or pay one. I realised the data available for downloading by MetaQuotes got some issues, it has missing...
Hi everybody, I'd need some help from you if possible... The basic theory that I'd like to backtest is the following: two EMAs, 9 and 20. A simple cross strategy but applying some tricky MM: stoploss = 10, TP1 = 5, getting out with 1/3 of the opened amount; TP2 = 15, another third of the money;...
  Heiken Ashi EA (11   1 2)
Hello, nice day! Alex here, and i'am newbie with mq4/EA. I want to create "the most simple Ea" with Heiken ashi Smoothed (not only indicator ), but a simple EA that operate the same pair long&short using 1minute time frame (or max 5 min) with this criteria : ...go buy with the first "10seconds...
  MQL4 and XML (9)
Hello everyone. I need to make a mql4 script, that can take indicators from an XML script. The script is updated once a day, through a Excel file that is parsed to XML. I will make the XML and other systems myself, but I don't really know too much about MT4, or MQL4. Therefore i'm actually looking...
Hi, any suggestions to get solid backtest data for forex markets (for metatrader 4) ? Free would be best (of course ;-) but important would be that the data is at least on 15 minutes intervalls right, Any ideas, experiences would be very much appreciated!
can anyody tell me the procedure to extract the data from mt4 to amibroker & metastocks.......there was a procedure generate online but using that close the terminal constantly & difficult to get the data then............any known person pls help
Hi guys, I’m new in MQL and in Forex topics, but i have a lot ofexperience en Visual Studio, i just want to know how do a tool to makenotifications, maybe send a simple mail or msg to my phone, when my order in onS/L or in T/P, would someone can help me about this issue? Thanks Carlos Masaya
Hi everyone, I get error 138 will examine my code, trying to place an order execute my code on the strategy tester with data about the last 2 days, I wrote to log the parameters and that what I get : OrderSend Function failed with error # 138 Error Description : requote OrderSend Function...
How can I include any scrip, say "USDINR" (from the Tools-History Center-Forex Crosses-USDINR) in the market watch window? Ive tried downloading but all it does not display the scrip on the "market watch" window afterwards. Am i skipping some step?
hi i am new to all this and was wondering if anyone is able to help or advise, basically i am running an EA called the mastermind 3, which seems to work quite well but it always buys volume of 5, which is a bit rich for my taste, ive tried to modify in the script changing lot from 5 to 0.1 but to no...
  Typical Price (2)
Hi all, Typical Price is another approximation of average price for each period and can be used as a filter for moving average systems. Calculated as: (High + Low + Close) / 3 Intel is shown with EMA 21-day exponential moving average (MA) and Typical PriceTypical Price (TP), used as a filter....
I have access to a indicator that writes to the chart in a known label. How do I read that information in? Is it as simple as: string myVar = LabelName; very generic I know, I am just not accustomed to collecting the indicator data via text labels. In the above, I assume, the name of the label in...
I have my specifications ready, but I need help with the EA architecture. Which functions first?, how the logic and relationships between several functions will operate? How to use other functions such security and print out? Thanks, Bob
Hi all... I have a dream for my EA - to be able to automatically read the news from the ForexFactory site and to prevent my EA from trading during times when there are news items that will affect the currency pair that my EA is trading. Could it be that maybe such a thing (a module or function?)...
  atc2010 stats (5)
This is updated on an irregular basis. Provides an overall summary, which the Contest site does not. http://www.phytrade.com/metaquotes-trading-contest-2010
Hi all. I want to construct a indicator that makes my chart to do the refresh event ("as if I had pressed the refresh button in the metatrader"). what I pretend is to update the hst file with new quotes and then I want my chart to automatically refresh after I update the hst file. I have already...