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Another Windows 10 Update

After the recent Windows 10 update you may encounter loss of settings of various programs, including the MT4 terminal.

The Ovo indicators and their licenses should continue without problem, supposing you have one of the recent versions (released in 2016 or later). If you still ran into problems, you may always proceed with the reset […]

2017-04-18T07:29:51+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Spartan Trader FX Indicator – How To Install

If you became the fresh Spartan trader student, you very likely received the code for Renko indicator.

Here is a short video, how to install the indicator. For more options, please take a look at the more detailed video in the Renko page.

  1. Download the RenkoBar indicator by clicking this link. Locate the downloaded file.
  2. […]

2017-03-11T13:27:12+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

MT4 Build 970 Problems, Downgrading to Build 950

Some unexpected problems appeared with build 970 and Omnia indicators. I tried my best and I am not able to find quick workaround to avoid the instability. So finally I kindly ask you for an emergency step – a manual downgrade back to the build 950. The MT4 fix will probably follow in the near future, so check occasionally this site if […]

2016-10-16T18:53:51+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Important Announcements, Tips & Tricks|3 Comments

Backtesting in MT4 – What Matters

What the Docs Read The original story is available here.

report model Test Report How the Strategy Tester Works Everyone knows it. Ctrl + R brings the Strategy Tester pane on display, then selecting EA, timeframe and symbol and pressing the Start button. So far it […]

2016-10-16T18:53:53+00:00 March 13th, 2016|Categories: Tips & Tricks|1 Comment

Flex Renko Can Render Other Renko Types

The Flex Renko chart type, embedded in the OmniaBar indicator, can actually render several other Renko derivatives, just by setting its parameters to specific values. Renko (with wicks)

Settings for the Renko chart Settings for the Renko chart

This settings reflect the Renko 100-point (10-pip on a […]

2016-10-16T18:53:54+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Categories: Tips & Tricks|3 Comments

Messages in Experts Log – What Do They Mean?

Actually I got very few queries about the messages appearing in the Experts Log. So here is how they are generated and what you should do to get rid of them.

Typical output to Experts Log with multiple indicator deployment may look like this one:

Expert Messages Example of […]

2016-10-16T18:53:55+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

How to Downgrade MT4-920 to 910

The problems with new official MT4 builds seem endless. MT build 920 has serious problems, again.

If you already updated and realized you couldn’t use many of your scripts any longer, or if you could but the Terminal crashed during user interaction unexpectedly, you may decide to fix the issue temporarily by rolling back to build 910.

Here is the guide.

  1. Find the alias you […]
2016-10-16T18:53:55+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Categories: Tips & Tricks|11 Comments

Using Chart Templates With the Offline Generator

This short story is just a reminder of a feature you might have missed.

Probably you already know the button in the indicator area, which opens the offline chart. After it opens the chart, you probably need to assign your favourite template to that offline chart.

But there is a way, how to make your button open with already defined template. And […]

2016-12-12T12:21:03+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Tips & Tricks|2 Comments

Error 131 Fixed in Build 891 – Download Here

It seems Metaquotes fixed error causing the permanent Error 131 message during testing in disconnected mode. The fix has been implemented in build 891, which is not delivered as an official release. Therefore, here is a quick update for those who do not want to wait for the official release.

Download terminal-891 (you might need to override […]

2015-10-13T13:38:28+00:00 October 11th, 2015|Categories: Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Metatrader 4 Build 880 Error 131 (invalid volume) Workaround

It seems that Strategy Tester in disconnected mode throws errors 131 (invalid trading volume) after the update to 880 or 890, when testing any strategies .

The artificial copy of the broker environment created with the Test Helper script cannot be used for testing with builds 845+ any longer . The last known build suitable for the offline testing was 842 […]

2016-10-16T18:53:56+00:00 September 27th, 2015|Categories: Tips & Tricks|0 Comments