I tried to do multi pair in mt5. i put eurusd, usdchf but it would not let me in the boxes. it would not stay. how do i set multi pair i looked in the faq as well
hello, I use the styler(Ctrl,) when writing code in the meta editor, and every time it adds automatically above every function, this: //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                                                  |//+--------------------...
How do I get the toolbox and strategy tester back to position? That is at the bottom of the screen. Regards
Hi Traders. Is there an indicator that works the same way as the one in tradingview works (I have attached pictures below)? Looking for a MT5 EMA indicator that lets me view the 4H EMA on the 1H chart. In the pic below the red EMA is the 20 period 1H EMA and the black EMA is the 20 period 4H EMA
Would anybody know the code to add a label to a level on a indicator. #property indicator_level1 90 If I wanted to code in a label on this level, would there be a simple way of doing it Thanks alot for any help you might be able to offer
  position status  (11   1 2)
hello If my expert is processing several different positions, how can I automatically define separate counters for each position and update these counters in the timer function based on specific conditions? In fact, my goal is to: By selecting each position, as we can get the name of the symbol and
  Forecast and levels for CAD  (137   1 2 3 4 5 ... 13 14)
USD/CAD April-June 2017 Forecast: ranging inside kumo waiting for direction of the strong trend to be started W1 price is located inside Ichimoku cloud for the ranging market condition within the following support/resistance levels: 1.3598 resistance level located near and above Senkou Span line...
  Press review  (6862   1 2 3 4 5 ... 686 687)
This link provided to me by RaptorUK, give me the idea that it would be interesting to have a place here on the site to share such links. So I opened a new topic, it will be moderated to follow the rules as usual, but also about the content. Everyone can post but have to provide a quote and the...
I have not been able to get any of the experts to run on their own. They worked on a demo account and then I came home one day and they just seemed to stop working. I messed around with it after waiting a few more days to see if they would kick back up. They of course never did. So I took a break
So far I have tried many things but, ether the methods found were not compatible with my code (I don't get errors, just my implied intention with what I coded dosen't work) or I sheerly didn't understand how to implement it into my code(i.e I was to stupid) I looked at a few posts on the forum to
  copy own signal  (2)
Hi .. Is it possible to copy your own signal from my account at broker X to another own account at broker Y (because I cannot run the specific EA on the account at broker Y)
I could not install my new EA on my chart...every time i press install from the terminal window of my MT4, it asks me to inter my mql5 credentials, however, it does not install the EA, but keep going around that circle again and again. Anyone's help is much appreciated. Thank you
hi everybody! I have a question about product rating on the market by "star system". I publish some products on the market and get some rating but it doesn't showing on the main logo of a product like for the rest of the sellers. thanks a lot and have a nice day:)
Hi all, Hoping you can help a newbie out here! I'm trying to get some basic events fired off to a DLL I'm building for when a Position is Opened, Closed, and Modified, but its all pretty foreign to me, and it seems as though there isn't an 'easy' way to do it! From what i'm reading, I _think_ need
  Videos on Virtual Hosting Released  (50   1 2 3 4 5)
Three new videos on Virtual Hosting in MetaTrader 4 and 5 are available on our YouTube channel. Now, you need only six minutes to find out how the service works, what benefits it provides and how you can manage it. Virtual hosting in MetaTrader 4 and 5 will be of help to traders who want to use...
Discover in 15 Minutes: Watch the Video about Trading Signals in MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 The most frequently asked questions related to the Signals service will be collected and processed in this topic. The list of questions will be updated from time to time. Soon we will try to give answers...
Trading and training video (from youtube for example) about forex and financial market in general.  thread for April 2013 - look at this thread,  thread for May 2013 - look at here,for June 2013 is here.July thread 2013 is hereAugust thread 2013 is this oneSeptember thread 2013 is hereOctober thread...
Hello,someone scalping renko bricks dax and us30
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Basically, I've been trying to set my TP in order to maximize my reward, which would be TP*P ( TP). After some math, taking into account the mean and Std deviation, I end up with a TP of 2.6 something pips, which, of course, maximizes the probability of hitting TP because is so small. On
I am an experienced programmer, but new to MQL, I am trying save some private data in comment of position to track later. As it's undocumented clearly in dcoument, I googled and did a lot tests, finally get the conclusion disappointly: 1. The comment is filled when creating order, and can NOT be
This thread won't be about a question or problem, but rather about the anouncement of the presentation and documentation of an exciting trading concept. I plan to do a series of postings here in order to keep you guys updated. Anybody who has an opinion on the topic, please don't hesitate to comment...
One strategy I can use is Andrew's fork
  Brainwashing System / Asctrend System  (242   1 2 3 4 5 ... 24 25)
This is the thread about Brainwashing system. We will start with original version of this system and will improve it later. ========== Just something about the history. There are 3 famous signals system (manual trading systems based on signal indicators): Asctrend, BrainTrend and Brainwashing. First...
Hi given that this forum is called trading systems, I would like to ask you for help on how I look for my profitable trading system that I can later automate So far I only know about the "Observation" look and see what pattern is repeated and then do "backtesting" but beyond that or some other
  Mr.Nims, Renko Ashi Scalping System.  (3546   1 2 3 4 5 ... 354 355)
Renko Ashi Trading System 2 Please read the pdf manual for this system. Good luck everyone. PS: Reuploaded the fixed ma in applied price indicator. Special thanks to FXchaser PS: Reuploaded the fixed macd alert indicator. Special thanks to Puzzlebird PS: Reuploaded a Special Settings Template for...
  Forex Correlation Theory  (36   1 2 3 4)
PRACTICAL USE of the Correlation Theory This article is focused on explaining how currency correlations can be used in a very practical way. Our goal is not to dive into theory or theoretical models but show how correlations can help solve practical trading-related decisions. The Forex Correlation...
  PriceChannel Parabolic system  (295   1 2 3 4 5 ... 29 30)
Some people asked me on the other forums about re-enter. But I am not using any indicator for re-enter. So I decided to create some simple trading system with re-enter based on indicator's arrow on the chart. Let's name it as PriceChannel Parabolic system. M1 timeframe. This is image for EURUSD...
I just started this thread as a continuation of the talking made on this topic (we can read it). Or ...to make it shorter: it was some discussion about forecasting/predicting of the next candle or direction of the movement or market condition evaluation. And it was around standard indiocators in...
Locked-in Range Analysis (abbr. LRA) is the futures market analysis method, described in the ebook "Locked-in Range Analysis: Why most traders must lose money in the futures market (Forex)" by Tom Leksey, which minimizes an uncertainty in the futures market. LRA is the method of interpreting the...
Hello guys Is it possible to connect Nest trader to MT4 for real time data... for technical analysis in mt4? Please help
How do you determine Dow via ZigZag indicator, which settings best for you
  Forecast and levels for S&P 500  (467   1 2 3 4 5 ... 46 47)
S&P 500 January-March 2017 Forecast: long-term bullish ranging within the narrow s/r levels for direction W1 price is located far above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price is on ranging within the following narrow support/resistance levels for the bullish trend to be resumed...
Bitcoin vs USD January-March 2017 Forecast: key resistance level at 850.15 to be broken for the bullish trend to be continuing Weekly (W1) price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price is on ranging within the following support/resistance levels: 850.15...
Stock Market A To Z: 26 Names, Themes And Trends To Watch (based on the article) A is for Apple "The stock trailed the broader market in 2016, but there may be tailwinds in 2017. Tax reform may include a provision that incentivizes the company to deploy its billions in foreign cash back to...
Hi all I'm about as new here as one can be. Both to trading and to this forum and is my first post here. Hoping I can get a answer to a question. Google hasn't been able to help. I want to know how can I calculate my lot size for opening a trade on NAS100. Is there a known formula? For forex pairs
The Best Stocks Of 2016: Nvidia (based on the article) The price was increased by 10% just for December only!
hi im looking for AstraZ# whichich broker has it
I just created a demo account with INGOT Brokerage on MT5. The demo provides a single leverage option of 1:100. I deposited $10,000 and decided to use most of my margin which I assumed to be $1,000,000 based on the broker leverage. At the time, the stock was trading at $2030 (10 shares/lot) so I
  Is this normal  (2)
So I've been using MT5 for the past couple of weeks. I opened a several demo accounts with a local brokerage and I was testing various positions. One of the demo accounts I setup just to test stock splits so I bought some TSLA at $2201. Yesterday the split went through and I woke up to find my
  Forecast and levels for Nikkei  (35   1 2 3 4)
Forum on trading, automated trading systems and testing trading strategies Press review Sergey Golubev, 2016.12.24 17:18 Nikkei Q1 2017 Fundamental Forecast: Bullish (based on the article) Fundamental Analysis  "The Bank of Japan has been buying stocks for over two years now. And in September, the...
  Forecast and levels for CAC 40  (21   1 2 3)
CAC 40 January-March 2017 Forecast: bullish with key resistance at 4924.69 W1 price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price broke 4860.85 resistance level to above on close weekly bar with 4924.69 as a nearest bullish target to re-enter. Thus, the weekly price is...
Hello, Where can I find an example of EA to trade stocks or ETFs? An EA based on a moving average would be fine. Thanks in advance, Pierre
  Apple  (40   1 2 3 4)
AAPL Technical AnalysisL daily bullsh with 120.35 resistance to be testing for the bullish trend to be resumed Daily share price is located far above 200 SMA in the bullish area of the chart: the price is on testing resistance level at 120.35 to above for the bullsh trend to be continuing. If the...
  Cant buy 3x ETFs  (4)
So i have tried to buy few 3x etfs but all the time it shows only position closing is allowed
The code below correctly identifies the position type when there is only one trade opened, however if there are more than one position opened, the code does not return the latest position type. How does i modify it to identify the position type of the LATEST opened trade if there are more than one
Hello , I would like to know if a function that returns true if the postion ( select by ticket) reached the TP or SP exists ? Or check if the position is closed by a reverse transaction. I have researched in the documentation and the forums but I don't know how. Sorry, if there are grammar mistakes
I am newbie about mt5 strategy tester, I want to optimizing some EA , some article in online suggest to use MQL5 cloud Network for fastest optimize i have some question about these 1. normally i use custom symbol from tickstory data ( real tick with Dukascopy data) , I found MQL5 cloud Network do
Hi Friends, Im trying to upload a Trade Manager ( Utility ) and I get the following error message - What can be the issue ? Its a Utility and not an EA . test on EURUSD,H1 (netting) there are no trading operations test on XAUUSD,D1 (netting) tester takes too long time strategy tester report not
I am working with one DLL linked to another DLL. For example, inside custom indicator, I am calling first.dll that uses some of functions from second.dll. Now, I import first.dll from custom indicator in MetaTrader. I get an error saying that second.dll is not loaded. Is there any work around for...
Hello guys, this is my first post here, what motivated me was to spend the fourth overnight in a row trying to translate a PVT (price volume trend) indicator to an EA strategy. When the pvt crosses a moving average up or down. The indicator I downloaded to be able to get the calculation base was
I am having problems playing around with one of the sample EA's that comes with MT5, the Moving Average EA. I thought I could teach myself mql5 by hacking around with an existing EA. This is how I have modified the "Check for close position conditions " of the EA by introducing two MAs, where a
In MetaTrader 4 the styles (e.g. arrows or lines) that are used in an indicator are not chart objects. ObjectsTotal() returns 0. Of course I can read this out via iCustom() . But what, if the EA should react to all indicators with such symbols. So without knowing the number of buffers and/or the
I thought I downloaded the entire history of the EURUSD from History Center. The months go back to 1971, but the minutes will only go back until August of this year. When I try to run a test of the past 5 years, it only goes back 10 days and executes 2 total trades
In MT5, there is a checkbox to select the "Show trade history". It is the last item on the tab "Show" of the properties window of a chart (click F8). I would like to know, how I can (de)select this property by code (in mql5)! - Usually, I would expect to use the functions ChartSetInteger() and
Hi, I'm placing BUY_STOP and SELL_STOP orders. E.g. SELL_STOP oder gets Position/Ticket # 11 When SELL_STOP order triggers, the Open Position has also the Position/Ticket # 11. Now I want to change the the TAKE PROFIT value of this Position. To select the order to be changed, I use this command
Hi everyone. I'm trying to obtain the value of the "modelling" field in the strategy tester settings form shown below: Does anyone know if this is possible and easy in MQl5. I can't find any way to do it. Many thanks, E
i wish to check if a line, ma or any indicator is making higher high, low or lower high, low. What should be the logic to check it ? will it be same for all TF or different ??? perhaps in my logic it just gets caught in lowest time frame
Hi, hoping to get some help with this. Please see my code below. So I have managed to return the data I want as shown below from the first "Print(_result);" I have the raw data as a returned object: However I was wanting to access specific parts of this object. I would have expected " Print
Forgive me if this is a silly question, but whenever I backtest my EA in MT5 the tickets for trades always start from 2. Can someone explain why they do not start from 1
Hi all! I´ve been struggling to find out why my custom indicator is plotting "no sense" lines, even before any calculation. To eliminate any problem on my locig, I created a new Indicator using the MQL5 Template, and set it up with no logic at all, just assigning a value to the buffer on rates_total
I don't know if this is the correct place to ask...but anyway is there any FREE indicators that draw vertical line when MACD and Stochastic moving in synced. Like example below If there is none existence how much cost to code this one
Hello everyone, I'm looking for the indicator called "Hidden Market Peak" and "Colorful Fan", for Metatrader 4, as shown in the attached image . Someone knows? I used google and several other tools available, but I can't find it. Thank you for your time
  Hull Moving Average  (424   1 2 3 4 5 ... 42 43)
Attached is a coloured Hull MA. It's a fast moving average and gives quick signals for trend changes, excelent to use with a long term trend indicator! What I'd ask a programer is to program it so that once the line changes an arrow appears, bullish or bearish and an alert is signaled. Actually the...
I have a bar number that points to some specific time in history bar_number I'm running the chart in H1. Could you help me understand why: close[bar_number] returns a correct value, iClose(_Symbol, PERIOD_H1, bar_number) - returns always 0.0. The error is 4401. Do you see why, since it's the same
Hi Guys , I'm having a problem with CopyBuffer(). As soon as I change the input parameter indicator buffer from 0 to 1 no data is shown on the chart. Does anybody know what's going on ? The reference guide is not helpful at all. Thank you very much indeed. int OnInit () { //--- indicator buffers
//+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| TEST11.mq5 | #property version "1.00" #property indicator_chart_window input bool doit = false ; //+------------------------------------------------------------------+
hi. when I use icustom indicator in my EA , in Visually backtest, add a new indicator window in each cycle or each tick. what should I do? for example when I use iRSI(Symbol(),Period(),14) in back test, just draw one indicator RSI and every thing is OK . but when i change it to
  Indicators with alerts/signal  (15863   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1586 1587)
Some indicators with alert/signals with author's comments: - EMA-Crossover_Signal: Enter two Exponential Moving Average periods and it'll tell you when they crossed. - SMA-Crossover_Signal: Enter two Simple Moving Average periods and it'll tell you when they crossed. - SMMA-Crossover_Signal: Enter...
Execution of this line of code is freezing the thread for exactly 50 seconds. if ( CalendarValueHistory (mqlcalendar_value, iTime ( "EURUSD" , PERIOD_D1 ,1),iTime("EURUSD",PERIOD_D1,0), NULL , NULL )) Thereafter, the program continues without error but also without returning calendar values. I have
Hi everyone, I (mis)use the Fibonacci tool by either changing the values to use it to estimate risk/reward, or changing the values to use my own retracement and target values. Switching between the two sets of values every time is annoying though. Is it possible to duplicate the internal Fibonacci
  Fibo & Gann variations  (347   1 2 3 4 5 ... 34 35)
Fibo Levels indicator. Fully forecasting.
Hi Guys, My Friend And I Coded This Indicator Last Week, By Default, The Signals Are Indicated By Arrows. I Plan To Issue An Alert At The Same Time As The Arrows Drawn. But I Don't Know What To Put In That " If ", To Issue An Alert In The Right Time. I Show You The " If " Section Like This: Line 209
  ATR Trailing Stop - Help  (93   1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 10)
Hi everyone: I have absolutely no coding experience in mq4 indicators, and am asking for help in creating an indicator. The volatility trailing stop that uses a multiple of ATR has been of great use to me in Metastock when I used to trade equities, and I've been looking for an equivalent in...
Hi everyone. A while ago, I've downloaded and start trading with this indicator: https://www.mql5.com/pt/code/20852 It was coded by Patrick Muniz, based on a trading system of a brazilian trader called André Machado. The indicator just paints the candles based on the position of a moving average
FFC - Forex Factory Calendar: Modified version of FF Calendar Indicator with new features. Author: awran5
New article Interview with Anton Nel (ATC 2012) is published: Today we talk to Anton Nel (ROMAN5) from South Africa, a professional developer of automated trading systems. Obviously, his Expert Advisor just could not go unnoticed. Breaking into the top ten from the very start of the Championship,...
  Indicators: Harmonic Pattern Finder V3  (69   1 2 3 4 5 6 7)
Harmonic Pattern Finder V3: Indicator to display existent and emerging harmonic chart patterns. Author: Andre Enger
New article "New Bar" Event Handler is published: MQL5 programming language is capable of solving problems on a brand new level. Even those tasks, that already have such solutions, thanks to object oriented programming can rise to a higher level. In this article we take a specially simple example...
  Indicators: TRiX  (1)
TRiX: TRiX Author: Mladen Rakic
New article Probability theory and mathematical statistics with examples (part I): Fundamentals and elementary theory has been published: Trading is always about making decisions in the face of uncertainty. This means that the results of the decisions are not quite obvious at the time these
Precision trend: Precision trend for MetaTrader 4. Author: Mladen Rakic
LRDegrees MT5: Forex indicator for MetaTrader 5 with show double line of linear regression with position degrees and trend alerts. Author: Roberto Jacobs
New article Interview with Alexey Masterov (ATC 2012) is published: We do our best to introduce all the leading Championship Participants to our audience in reasonable time. To achieve that, we closely monitor the most promising contestants in our TOP-10 and arrange interviews with them. However,...
Reversing Grid on Limit orders: Grid system with limit orders. This expert advisor is designed with visual strategy builder - Mission Automate. Code is generated automatically. More info: https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/4951 Author: Andrey Barinov
  Experts: RoNz Auto SL-TS-TP v.2  (286   1 2 3 4 5 ... 28 29)
RoNz Auto SL-TS-TP v.2: EA for Automatic StopLoss, Take Profit, Profit Lock, and Trailing Stop. SL and TP could be hidden. Author: Roni Nafrianto
MA of WPR : Three mooving average of WPR indicator, you can set the indicator period, the mooving average period and the mooving average method. Author: parisparis
  Indicators: MACD  (1)
MACD : View price in MACD Author: Nguyen Quan Thanh
PivotPointsLines _v1.1 : Draws Pivot Points Level Lines for formula's Floor,Fibonacci,Camarilla,Woodie Author: NickBixy
Camarilla Pivot Lines v1.0 : Draw the Camarilla pivot point levels Author: NickBixy
How can I fix the Test Generator: Unmatched data error. It is throwing errors for High/Low price
Hi, when I try to compile EA I get this error " Return value of 'OrderSend' needs to be checked". I am trying to create EA based on RSI of two currencies and based on that open trades.. How to resolve this error? Regards
Hi all, I've created several EA's based upon a strategy that works with almost all currency pairs by changing minor settings in the code. I'm looking to create a new strategy but my coding skills got his limitation and would need some help. What I would like to code is the following. When the price
Hi. A function in my EA function should return true when EMA 13 crosses the previous two candles. The idea is to see if the EMA value was between the candle's open and close price . It doesn't work. Here's an ASCII visual of the candles and EMA. ++ ++ ++ ++ ++ --------- ---++---++---
Does MetaTrader have any training videos on how to use the platform on the APP, Desktop and WebTerminal for MT4? Or what are the best videos out there to learn how to use the platform
I could not think of a more descriptive title. What I would like to do is have one chart window on which are drawn all my objects. I use 3 different time frames and when I click the button to change between these time frames I would like the chart to present itself in the same way every time so that
  help vps  (5)
hi everyone I'm new to MT4 and I'm doing several tests ... by mistake yesterday I deleted the vps connected to my account, now it is no longer visible on MT4, is there a way to recover it? or have I lost my money and the server now
Hello guys, I am not a programmer but i tried to figure out how to make a very simple EA, mostly just as a proof-of-concept. EA will open order at different conditions (doesnt matter, in exemple i use a premade code that open orders using RSI). The most important fact is that EA must place SL at X
  MT4 VPS question  (2)
hello , I try to set up a VPS / it is ok . i know how to rent it and install it . It is done . but now my question is : - i don't use robot but i want to use it only to obtain the best ping while i manualy trade from my pc . Am i correct to think i can achieve that with VPS server ? if yes what
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Hi Guys, Is there a List of all Symbols/ Instruments in which i can search in for specific Set ups?
  Code help  (4)
//+---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                                                            HLHB Trend-Catcher.mq4 |//|                                                                            Copyright 2016,...
Hello! I have downloaded and exported XAUUSD M5 historical data to my MT4 as usual (from QuantDataManager). But I am having some problem with the backtesting. I have used differnets eas and i have tried the 3 types of methods without success: 1. TICK A TICK and OPEN PRICE Mysteriously, the trade is
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Hi Since 3 days i am working on getting MT4 running on Raspberry Pi 3 (os: Raspberian) .  Installed exagear and wine... Check. But every Installation of MT4 turned out as MT5. Don't know  why.  This was very strange for me. The setup was called MT4, the desktop link was named MT4, but the real...
  MT4 Crashing  (2)
Good day. So I have a custom Indicator that works fine. and when I change chart symbol it crushes my MT4. the Indicator works well if I change time frame no problem the Crash happens only when Symbol Change. could this be linked to brute force method I have employed
Hi guys, In MQL4, how can i use OrderClose() for partial close? I use this code: ticket = OrderClose(OrderTicket(), lots/ 2 , Bid, Ask - Bid, NULL ); but doesn't work. Can you do an example for me, please Thanks. Marco