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I'm sure this is in the forums ad nauseam, but being new I must ask how does one code the opening or closing of an order assuming it means the condition of an "if statement"? I know about OrderSend() and OrderClose(), but how are they used? How is an order triggered and how is its closing...
Im trying to get my ea to sleep for 1 hour after closing a trade, i use sleep() in live trading but this isnt viable in backtesting so my backtests are not completely accurate. I have opened 2 threads over the past couple of months on this forum about this,and have followed peoples suggestions, but...
hi, i need help in developing an alert as follow price crosses above 20 period EMA (below 20 period EMA) and MACD crosses from negative to positive (from positive to negative). use MACD histogram default setting 12, 26, 9. thanks
Let's say I have GBP/JPY, USD/JPY, and GBP/CHF. I wish to have these currency pairs trade only once so that I would only have three open positions at a time and not have a "free margin error" or margin call. Once a certain currency pair gains profit by closing a position, it will then open another...
How can I put range value in my EA..? example: I want the EA to trigger when Stochastic MODE_MAIN to reach 79 to 80. So the program will trigger EA when the value reach the range value.. Anyone.. please help me with this..
Hello everybody, I am using Rahul Mohindar's indicators and expert advisors in Metastock with great success.Has anyone tried to write the code for these indicators in MEtatrader? Thanks a lot
How can I put the indicator of exponential moving average in a separate window, separate from the candles... Thanks.
Folks, I am trying to make an alarm alert for when a EMA of say 25 crosses over WMA of 160 on a 3 minute chart. The alert would sound 20 seconds before the 3 minutes is finished (if that makes sense) could someone please help me code this. Thanks in advance for your help J
Hi, Is it possible to remove the whitespace between candlesticks? I have been used to using different charts and are only new to MQL4 but would like to set my charts up how I am cumfortable with them. The image shows approx 20% of candlestick width between candlesticks which I want to delete. ie-...
I trade with several proprietary robots and they work pretty well. They tend to get in trouble at news releases (no surprise). I would like to have an EA or Script that would allow me to Enable/disable experts to trade based on the time of day. Maybe 6 different start and end time sets (in hours...
How can I change Font Settings in MetaTrader ? I want change the font size for (Market Watch, Navigator, Toolbox) . for example : Font: Microsoft Sans Serif Font style : Bold Size : 9
hello, was wondering if there would be interest in chat discussions onprogramming. only programmers please as this is not a "how do i dothis" type discussion my thoughts are this, by putting our heads together we might be able tocome up with a good method and talk about methods that has not...
Hallo, please, can enyone help me with my simple EA? I made EA using indicator SnakeBorder, but it don´t work good. I think, I have wrong parametres in iCustom(......), it maybe calculate noncence. I enclose it in appendix. Can anyone please correct my bad EA? Many thanks. Vaclav. email: vaot@seznam...
I want to change the MA indicator color in my EA, the default color is red. How can I do? Thanks a lot..
Pointless as it is, how would I write a program alerting me when the next bar appears? I ask so I can get the values of a moving average when a bar closes and a new one opens. Thanks.
Can someone help me to code an EA with the following rules: 1) price within 20 pips of the daily high/low - that is OPPORTUNITY 2) up/down candle closes 3) up/down candle closes - note the high price of the up/down candle 4) enter long at the up/down candle's high/low price 5) SL and TP options are...
Dear People, I need help; I am testing my work. I need to a function or a method where; when I click on aparticular candle on the chart (MT4), I can collect all the values that comesout in the balloon, plus the time frame and the cross symbols responsible forthe value. I am trying to figure out, but...
Hi Is there any one to tell me how can I amend or change the Parabolic Sar indicator (not parabolic) ? Thank you
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| MA Cross Arrows.mq4 | //| Copyright © 2006 Scorpion@fxfisherman.com | //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ #property...
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Hello, it would be nice to add one usefull feature in the MT charts. If I place object into 1 hour chart, for examle trendline ... and stick trendline boundaries to high,low or close of 1 hour candlestick than after switching to 1 min chart these boundaries is not stick to the point i previously...
Hello everyone I am thinking about getting the MT4 mobile platform and I was wondering if there was a way to add your own custom indicator besides the ones that comes standard in the package. I was also wondering if I can load templates, that I have on my destop MT4 on to the mobile, or if the...
took me a while but i thought...thought being the keyword here, that i finally got this indicator i've been working on to well...work. if anybody could take a look and see what the problem(s) is/are I would greatly appreciate it thank you!...
I understand there are certain EA's and scripts that once installed provide execution times down to the millisecond. Where can I find an EA or script to install that will do this? Being provided with this data will allow a greater understanding of which Meta provider is more efficient in there...
Kindly Guide on what could be wrong with the following code snipet, ------------------------------ //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| spread.mq4 | //| Copyright © 2009, MetaQuotes...
Hi i've got a problem in undestanding the backtesting function of mt4 and i hope you can help me. Till yet i tried to backtest my EA using the normal backtest function of metatrader4. But now i have to test a big amount of different property settings. So the problem is, that MT4 is to slow to test...
Hei..I want to start with programming one EA. I have tried to start with EA programming but I am getting lost alone. First thing I want EA to do is Open a trade on (defined) timeframe candle open. (Symbol(),OP_SELL,Lots,Bid,3,0,Bid-TakeProfit*Point,"",0,0,Red);
hi, is there a script or a MT4 extension that allows one to switch an Expert Advisor on and off per sheet ? like right cklick on the EA icon and/or a keyboard shortcut for the selected sheet - would be a great feature if integrated in mt4 by itself ;) cheers - ahab666
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Hi everyone, Please i want to know if Close[0] is the same as current price, and also if Close[1] means the close price for the previous bar. thanks for any assistance.
Once a week or so my Global Variables get lost. They work fine then all of a sudden on the chart in my comments where I display them they go to GV = 0 and if I open the Global Variables drop down menu in MT4 under Tools no global variables are shown at all..... Anyone seen this before??
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Hi All, I'm really inexperienced with MQL4 but have some experience in other Programming Languages. I experienced so many difficulties in debugging very simple EA till now but this one is bothering me so much, I opened a file and wrote some data on it and closed it (with no Error after running in...