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Latest MT5 build came along with great upgrades, but I am having trouble selecting a symbol/currency for single test in the new strategy tester. Regarless timeframe, the only choices I got are "all market watch symbols" and "GBPUSD". Thanks in advance for any help
Hi all, I am a programmer for a long time but very newbie in forex market, I tried nearly all known indicators to write a few pips / day EA. In strategy tester's optimization, Some of them showed really huge profit in some date intervals but they also have chance to fail in other times and I don't
I face strange problem now. I have real and demo accounts with broker JFD. For both I use platform integrated VPS. Can't log for both. "Cloud servers switched off" I see in Journal. Despite that, I logged real account with other platform, with no integrated VPS. What should I do to restore
As with an earlier release, the tester crashes when setting a breakpoint. Report: 2019.12.15 16: 55: 17.285 2019.01.02 00:00:00 debugger: break point info not found The tester is extreme slow to start and stop. In visual mode, graphic representation and data in OnTick () or OnCalculate () do not
  Connection status colors.  (13   1 2)
Hi, where I can find what differnt colors mean in Connection status in the status bar of terminal? Thanks.
This thread about how to fix some tools (indicators, EAs, scripts) which may stop working with new 2265 build The information about new build - New MetaTrader 5 Platform build 2265: DirectX functions for 3D visualization in MQL5 and symbol settings in Strategy Tester
hey how toget the opening value of the first candle of the previioius day in period m15 with MQ5
  Traders Joking  (11734   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1173 1174)
Do you have interest or hobby outside trading ?, or some jokes and humor for other forumer ? or maybe something else ?, Well, why don't show it here. Life is NOT all about trading or programming, and so is this topic, and you must participate in this topic ;D.
im trading wall st with an offline renko chart and would like to explore things like different brick size and EA settings all using renko on wall st. do you know of a way to open 3 or 4 offline charts from the same instrument, i tried loading two yesterday but only the existing one froze and had to
  Where Do I start from?  (58   1 2 3 4 5 6)
Hi fam! Am a total newbie in the forex niche... Just signed up here on this platform... Please where do i start from? I need help... Anyone willing to put me through?
  Become an Author at!  (140   1 2 3 4 5 ... 13 14)
Thenew MQL5 Community website at keeps developing. Weinvite all of you to make your contribution to this development. Thenew MQL5is the evolutionary continuation of MQL4. The new language ischaracterized by the support of object oriented programming, by ahigher code execution...
When running small optimization tests in MT5 my 24GB of ram all gets used up, and my disk usage on my ssd also sits at 100%. Would adding another 16GB of ram speed up the optimization tests somewhat significantly? My cpu only sits at around 30% usage so I don't think MT5 is being limited by that. A
Hello, can anybody help me to make a backtest of an expert advisor using historical data that is shifted by exactly 28 years? I have TDS and they have a complicated procedure to do the test with tick data, but that is not working and also not necessary. A test in control points would be sufficient
  VPS Q&A  (6)
Hello, I am new to the world of VPS...some basic questions here. when I sign up for MT4's VPS I will commence the VPS service on a demo account, how do I switch the VPS from demo to my live account? thank you
Hi all, This is my 1st post so be gentile. I have seen that there are so many advertisement on these forums and what not trying to get you to use the newest EA and other crap with promises of impossible gains. Well I can assure you I dont want your money. I would rather use my time trading my system
Hello, sorry on bad English, but I hope you will understand what I am asking for. Is there any automated trading system that maximize earning from forex rebate. My goal is to trade a lot, and to not lose my starting Money. I am looking for earning just from forex rebate
  Exit Strategy : What's yours?  (36   1 2 3 4)
By Take Profit By Stop Loss By Reversal Buy/Sell Signal By Trailing Stop Others, Pls Specify
It involves mean renko bars and bollinger bands. Please help if you are an expert
Recently started looking at various signal providers here on MQL5 site. Noticed that one cannot search within the platform, by name, for a signal. This seems ridiculous. So am wondering, is there a way, on this site when logged in and looking at a signal, to "favorite" it so when in the platform, it...
Hello, do you have any idea with regards on EA does fill stop loss and TP. Run back testing and this is the result
Hi, Has anyone tried the black arrow v2 indicstor strstegy? it says it doesnt repaint but on my mt4 sometimes the arrow disappears if the candle goes in wrong direction to the arrow. Is it a useless indicator or is there any other confirmation indicator/MA that sdd to my charts to make it perform
Hello Guys, I am currently struggling with a function, that has to introduce pause into my trading system. The idea is pretty simple, if the rsx value is above 90, ea has to stop trading for a defined number of bars. Here is a part of my script. What am I doing wrong? Is there is simple solution for
I just started this thread as a continuation of the talking made on this topic (we can read it). Or 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...
  Simple Ichimoku System  (153   1 2 3 4 5 ... 15 16)
Simple Ichimoku System. Some members remember Ichimoku informational template for Asctrend M5 elite section system thread: and new set of this system from this post. It is so called Ichimoku informational template to check market condition on H4/D1 timeframe...
Can somebody add me on their community or groups ?Also. Give a link for that too. Too make all newbie know about how to trade and get high income from trade
  MONEY MAKING manual trading system  (523   1 2 3 4 5 ... 52 53)
Dear All, As this is my first post on this forum you may think that i am a newbie which i am for sure in comparing with some forex gurus like Igorad, but after spending couple of years in losing money, researching, losing money, researching and finally earning money i don't feel like one . I...
  Signal Systems  (391   1 2 3 4 5 ... 39 40)
I was affraid to open this thread. Why? because it is difficult to manage many threads on one forum. Anyway - I will try :) So, we are talking about SIGNAL SYSTEMS
Hello, The strategy tester of the latest terminal uses a lot of memory. The amount of memory used also increases significantly with the length of the Data Period. For example, when optimizing my simple strategy using iMA with Fast Genetic Based Algorithm: - 1 month uses 459 MB per process
I'm following the tutorials for subscribing to a signal, and the process is not completing. Do the signals work on a demo account?  
Just curious about anyone trading preferences, I mean what do you prefer to trade Forex, Stocks, Futures? Is well known that Forex is the greatest market hands down, but unfortunately it doesn't offer certain analysis tools such as true volume, the book or TRIN, TICK, VIX tools which can be very...
why not in Turkey stock chart
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...
  Google  (15   1 2)
Google April-June 2017 Forecast: weekly ranging to be stated or the secondary correction to be continuing; 853 resistance is the key The weekly shares price is on secondary correctional movement within the primary bullish market condition: the price is located above Ichimoku cloud for the correction...
  Apple  (33   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...
DJIA January-March 2017 Forecast: long-term bullish; resistance level at 19,987 is the key W1 price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart: the price is on testing 19,987 resistance lkevel to above for the primary bullish market condition to be continuing. The price is...
I've been searching for the above but haven't been able to come across any brokers. I would really appreciate some help
  Forecast and levels for Dax Index  (59   1 2 3 4 5 6)
Dax Index January-March 2017 Forecast: flat within bullish with key resistance at 11,649 W1 price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price broke 11,485 level to above on close weekly bar with 11,649 as a nearest bullish target to re-enter. Thus, the weekly price is...
Hello, Can any one please suggest me the best indicator for binary options trading? Thanks...
The Best Stocks Of 2016: Nvidia (based on the article) The price was increased by 10% just for December only!
The Worst Stocks Of 2016: First Solar It was decreased from 72 to 28 for this 2016!
Good day everyone, I am new to this business of Forex and Binary and in a short time I have incurred some losses and currently looking for the best approach to this market. I am particularly interested in Binary Tick Trade. Does anyone here know if there is any indicator or strategy applicable to...
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 Been trading forex for a while and understand how to work out the pips, but do not understand with the USDX CFD. Could someone please assist. Regards Shaun
Hi there everyone, I hope I am posting this in the right thread. Please let me know if I should place this in another area of the forum. I’ve been getting to know MetaTrader for a couple of weeks now. I have looked into the general concept. I would like to build an automated strategy, which also
What it is: Below, you'll find my Swiss Army EA. I've designed it so that it can manage orders in your MT4 terminal using a large variety of methods. Features includes breakevens, trailing stops, setting/removing for takeprofits and stoplosses, and many close-out conditions; you also have ability...
Hi I am trying to allow an EA to accept some external integer values as string times "HH;MM". I have the following code which compiles and runs but an error occurs and it says the time is formatted incorrectly. I suspect it may be my concatenation method but can anyone advise? extern int StartHr
which operator should I use ? step 1 to start up the case, all conditions no 1&2&3 should be achieved. step 2 to stay in the case, not all the conditions should be still achieved, conditions no 1 is enough to stay in the same case. or, exit the case if all conditions are not achieved, not only one
Hello coders! I coded my EA to use the time I place it on chart, converted to integer, as the Magic number. This helps to keep my Magic different each time I place it on a different chart. Problem is, the EA does not recognize it's deals after I switch time frames. Does this mean that the EA is
Hi, i used the search but could not find anything. Is there a way to create files in tester mode which will survive a restart? Global variables don't seem to work either. Thx
Hi, I am currently finding couple of things which don´t seem to work proper in tester, but which surely should. 1. ObjectSetInteger(chartid, name,OBJPROP_ALIGN,ALIGN_CENTER)); - has no effect in tester, all edit fields have left alignment 2. ObjectSetString(chartid,name,OBJPROP_TOOLTIP,"Tooltip"); -
Hi All, Im new to EA development although ive been trading for years. Ive created an EA that has good results on the MT5 back tester for 1 year, 5 year and on major / minor currencies using both open bar prices and tick method. I want to know if these results are actually reliable and indicative of
I have an EA that runs on multiple data from indicators that I use. How do I import data from these indicators to be able to use my EA on other terminals
Hi Guys anyone have an EA laying around that can close trades when an object is painted or if price crosses a particular indicator? many thanks shabaz
Hello to everyone! In MT5 I am trying to use buy stop limit order using sript from this website. I open the script, insert the required values and clikc OK. After I click OK the pending order should be placed but nothing happens. What could be wrong? The auto trading is checked as active. Thank you
Hi experts, If I am running too many encrypted ea(*ex4/ex5) in an account at the same time. Is it possible to create ea for distinguishing their positions/deals/orders each by each
I have the problem, that I do not get the price of the execution, when I use the class CTrade, the position is opened or closed, but the price is 0.0. I wrote a small expert Advisor for test. In the Demo Account everything works, but only at Livetrading the price is 0.0 Does anybody know, how to...
Does anyone know if it's possible to program my EA to pull in data from the terminal journal (not the experts log)? I want to do this live if possible, so check the text in the journal every tick, minute or ideally when a new journal entry appears and scan the text for certain values. I'm not sure...
I have this situation where I exit on a bar that even exceeds its high/low on the tester. (See picture for reference). M5 Timeframe. Here is the code on how I exit trades. I have been using it since a long time. Its just accumulation of codes i read here and inputs of my own preference. void
how to add a daily profit script code if reached will stop and will open tomorrow ? I included the file. mq5
  Composite index  (19   1 2)
Two friends of mine directed me in this direction : it turned out that we do not have a Constance Browns composite index indicator coded .... yet _____________________________ A quote from Constance Brown regarding composite index : The Composite Index was developed to solve the divergence failure...
  Indicators with alerts/signal  (15832   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1583 1584)
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...
Some of you might remember this one : originally it was a part of an expensive system. Than it was coded as dots because of the repainting problems in metatrader. Here is a version for metatrader 5 : slightly changed the look of it (Bollinger bands is drawn as the "shadow" in the background) Also...
Hello guys, I'm trying to code some ideas in mql5 rather than mql4 in order to better test my multicurrency indicators and experts but I've big issues accessing indicator values (ex. MA) of symbols. I read all documentation deeply and looked also on the forum I'm getting very confused. This is my
Here is my giving back to the community for my success.Here is indicator SSRC the best trend indicator.enjoy
Hi, I have 4 MT4 platform opened and when I want to install the indicator. The system install it to the MT4 that I don't want to install in it. How to force it to install in te MT4 platform that I want? Regards M.S
  Multi Timeframe Indicators  (12187   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1218 1219)
Hi all, I've been wanting to have the ability to plot indicators from different timeframes on my chart, but MT doesn't have this capability built in. (Does anyone know of any charting programs that do this natively?) As an example, if you're following the IWCR system, it'd be nice to be able to...
When the metatrader app for WINDOWS MOBILE was still available, all the TECHNICAL INDICATOR VALUES for each PAST AND PRESENT line chart/ bar / candlestick on each timeframe were available. The current ANDROID app has technical indicator values of the present (current) line chart / bar / candlestick
For example, the following code works as expected. The first plot, with plot index 0 uses data from buffer 0 and the second plot with index 1 uses data from buffer 1. Does this mean that the plot is associated with it's buffer by it's index number? eg. Plot 0 = Buffer 0, Plot 1 = Buffer 1. Or, is
Hi Dear Could you please change the alert message of attached indicator to show the time frame in the Alert. right now it is showing alert but It is unclear which time-frame condition was alerted. If the indicator was active in the different time-frames of same symbol. the presented alert is
When placing MACD and RSI on the same window in MT5, they are automatically rescaled to fit on the same coordinate axis. I am trying to create an EA with these two indicators and need to points where they will intersect each other. However, I am unable to rescale the MACD to be on the same scale as
Any indicator that can convert any time frame to the 03 minutes without using Period converter on the scripts
hello is it possible to add the same indicator in the same chart multiple time , each time with different settings inside someone advise thank you
Hello guys, so the thing is i have indicator that need to convert from mq4 to mq5, can anyone help me ? attached is the file thank u
  Coincidence or cointegrated?  (19   1 2)
Hi. My EA trades multiple pairs simultaneously and I encountered a situation today I am trying to understand. Using a custom keltner channel indicator, I received a "BUY"(Long) trade signal from each of these pairs: EURUSD, EURJPY, EURCHF, CADJPY, CHFJPY, AUDJPY within seconds of each other, after
CoupleHedgeEA: It's a two (2) pairs correlation system to use 3 currencies for make 2 pairs to open hedge orders on those.Expert starts opening four orders for each couple (2 plus and 2 minus) and wait to move prices in one direction to make a grid of ordersPlease visit the product's page for more
Hi guys, the following error occurs (which did not before releasing build 2265) when I create GUI elements with the EasyAndFastGUI library ( CElement::CreateCanvas > Failed to create a canvas for drawing the (CButton) control: 4016 Let me first show you the
Open/Close Charts: First script selects symbols (with spread below specified value) on the marketwatch, then opens charts applying stated timeframe and template.Second script closes all charts and deletes symbols on the marketwatch. Author: Mokara
3_Level_ZZ_Semafor : This indicator places semaphore points on the maximum and minimum of a higher, medium and lower period. Similar to Advanced Get, but without waves numeration. Author: asystem2000
New article Building an Expert Advisor using separate modules has been published: When developing indicators, Expert Advisors and scripts, developers often need to create various pieces of code, which are not directly related to the trading strategy. In this article, we consider a way to create
New article Using Self-Organizing Feature Maps (Kohonen Maps) in MetaTrader 5 is published: One of the most interesting aspects of Self-Organizing Feature Maps (Kohonen maps) is that they learn to classify data without supervision. In its basic form it produces a similarity map of input data...
New article The 'Turtle Soup' trading system and its 'Turtle Soup Plus One' modification has been published: The article features formalized rules of two trading strategies 'Turtle Soup' and 'Turtle Soup Plus One' from Street Smarts: High Probability Short-Term Trading Strategies by Linda Bradford...
  Libraries: gSpeak Build 6xx  (26   1 2 3)
gSpeak Build 6xx: The gSpeak dll for MetaTrader Build 6xx Author: Ahmed Soliman
Symbol Name On Chart: Pretty simple. Seems Stupid. But yes, You need this... Author: Minions Labs
New article Universal Trend with the Graphical Interface has been published: In this article a universal trend indicator is created based on a number of standard indicators. An additionally created graphical interface allows selecting the type of indicator and adjusting its parameter. The indicator...
  Experts: Wedge pattern  (11   1 2)
Wedge pattern: "Wedge pattern" naked trading price action EA draws 2 mini Trend Lines with "Fractals" on chart and trades with Wedge pattern strategy,has Trailing Stop Loss &Take Profit works with all time frames major forex pairs and stocks NASDAQ. Author: Aharon Tzadik
Fibonacci Time Zones: With "Fibonacci Time Zones" EA you can draw Fibonacci Time Zones on the chart and trade with price breakthrough,has 3 buttons for manual trading and allows to predetermine trailing stoploss & take profit, open and close all trades at once. Author: Aharon Tzadik
New article Payment System is published: built-in services offer great opportunities both to MQL5 developers and ordinary traders with no programming skills. But all these features can't be implemented without in-house secure payment system, that provides a convenient...
MT5 DDE - Server: Export MQL5 live data to Excel (DDE) Author: Alexander Piechotta
Length of trend: The indicator shows the length of the trend line in points. Author: Vladimir Khlystov
Hey guys, First post here, but lurk alot. Recently got into learning programming and mql4, so i apologise if this has been answered multiple times before...but i couldn't find anything that fit So i have a custom indicator that draws horizontal lines on my chart of x periods, and i'm trying to
I've written a few EAs which access various chart objects - eg a text label "BUY" generated by an indicator. BUT, it seems that when migrated to MQL VPS my EA can't access the objects, and looks like the indicator is not even uploaded to the server. I tested this by placing a simple text label on a
  Usefull links/threads/tools  (49   1 2 3 4 5)
The thread about threads: what's going around the forum everywhere    ============ MT5, mql5, suggestions for improvement thread ============ Requests & Ideas The beginning Requests & Ideas, the beginning - the thread   Suggestions for Trading System thread  After Requests &...
I'd like to take a look. Anyone
  Traders joking, the beginning  (7707   1 2 3 4 5 ... 770 771)
They say that an average trader can work for about twothree years. Then he has enough money to buy Ferrari and spend the rest of the money on psychoanalyst and antidepressants. Well, drive your Ferrari and save the rest of the money by reading our next column. Making money is one of the funniest...
hi Guys, when you have a few min spare, could you take a look at the code and see what im doing wrong please. #property indicator_chart_window #property indicator_buffers 3 #property indicator_color1 Yellow #property indicator_color2 DodgerBlue #property indicator_color3 Red #property
Hi everyone, I am running several EA's from the MQL VPS. Many low value trades go through each day. I wanted to track the performance of each EA but I cannot sort the Trade History on MT4 by EA Identity (magic number). Is there somewhere else I can see the trades sorted/filtered by EA? The only way
Hi everybody, I have an indicator that draw arrow up and arrow down as object on chart, I want to program an EA that trades by these arrows, I have two questions: 1-How can I find when these objects drawn?(how can I detect these objects?) 2-How can I find out difference between arrow up and arrow
Hello; I understand that MT4 platform allows for automatic execution of a script at startup using the command "start terminal.exe <script subdirectory\script name>" (without the double quotes. In my case the actual command is: start terminal.exe config\start.ini config is the subdirectory where the
Hi guys, can anyone please tell me why this script doesn't work? I drag it into a chart, a new chart is opened, a screenshot is saved and the new chart is closed again. That works fine. But when I want to create an OBJ_BITMAP the screenshot is not found. But why?? void OnStart() { long
Hi, I am new to the metaquote language and have problems with programing a trailingstop that works. Can anybody help me with the code. Mine is changing the stop correctly when themarket moves up but it also changes it when it moves down even if it shouldn't,this in the case of a Long position....
So this is what I want to do: Send a notification to my celphone BUT i only want it to send it maximum once every x time... lets say 1 notification each 12 hours if the condition is true. Thank you
Hello friends... I'm looking for a way to save the entire MQL4 help page as a pdf just like MQL5. How I can do it
Hi all! I made an indicator which scans 28 forex pairs in 5 timeframes for a pre-defined setup. In this example I just scan for a candle's close above the previous candle's high. My question is now if my code is an elegant and efficient way to do it. I don't think so because the indicator is
Hi!  The following code is an example of metaquotes.  #include <Controls\Dialog.mqh> #include <Controls\CheckBox.mqh> //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| defines                                                          |...