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MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform MetaEditor Tutorial: Adding Custom Indices Technical Indicators - Best MetaTrader 4 Custom Stock Index Trading Indicators Tutorial

MT4 Command Line - The MetaEditor language Editor is a programming environment on the MT4 that stock traders can use to add new MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators, Scripts, Libraries and Include Files which are used in MetaTrader 4 programming - MT4 Command Line Programming Editor. The MetaTrader 4 stock index trading platform MetaEditor or MT4 Command Line MetaEditor is commonly used by Indices Traders who use Automated Stock Index Trading EAs to place indices trades. In this Best MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators indices trading tutorial we shall look at how to add a custom indicator on the MetaTrader 4 stock index trading platform using the MetaEditor, to learn how to add a new MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading EA Automated Stock Index Trading Robot you can navigate to the: Adding a new MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading EA Indices Tutorial.

 

The MT4 online Indices trading platform MetaEditor environment is shown below.

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MetaTrader 4 Online Stock Index Trading Platform MetaEditor Environment - MT4 Command Line

 

MetaEditor Menu - MT4 Command Line MetaEditor Menu

MetaEditor Window in MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform - Stock Index Trading Indicators MetaTrader 4 - MetaTrader 4 Command Line

 

On the MT4 Indices trading platform, after adding a Stock Index Trading Indicator a trader will require to compile this newly added indices trading custom indicator item so that it can now be recognized by the MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform and start to appear on the MetaTrader 4 Indices trading platform Navigator Window in the MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators Sub Menu.

 

Adding a New Custom Indices Technical Indicator on MT4 - Best MetaTrader 4 Custom Stock Index Trading Indicators Tutorial

After you have opened the MetaQuotes Language Editor - MT4 Indices Platform Command Line MetaEditor - on your Indices trading platform as shown above (Short Cut Key - Press F4), you can then follow the steps below:


Step1: Go To File Menu, Then Select “New”

Adding a New MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicator using MetaEditor on MT4 - Best MetaTrader 4 Custom Stock Index Trading Indicators - Indices MT4 Command Line

Adding Custom Indices Technical Indicators on MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading Platform - Stock Index Trading How to Add MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators Indices - Stock Indices MetaTrader 4 Command Line

 

Step2: On the Popup window that appears on your screen select “Custom Indicator” and then click next

MT4 Window for Adding Custom Indicator - How to Add MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators - Indices MT4 Command Line MetaEditor

Adding Custom Indices Technical Indicators on MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading Platform - Add MetaTrader 4 Custom Stock Index Trading Indicators


Step3: Choose and Enter a Name as Shown Below and then Click Next

Name of New Custom Indicator on MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform - What is MetaTrader 4 Custom Stock Index Trading Indicators?

Creating Custom Stock Index Trading Indicator on MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform

 

Step4: Specify if the MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicator is to appear on a separate window or not, Then Click Finish

Indices Custom Indicator Properties Settings - How to Create MetaTrader 4 Custom Indices Technical Indicators Indices - MetaTrader 4 Command Line MetaEditor

Creating Custom MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading Indicator - How To Create Indices MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators

 

For an MetaTrader 4 custom indicator that is a indices price overlay - do not check this box, and for an oscillator custom MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading Indicator - for example oscillators such as the RSI indicator or Stochastic Oscillator - check the above option.

 

The Following Code will appear on the Indices trading platform MetaEditor Window

Adding Custom Stock Index Trading Indicator on MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor Programming Environment - Indices MT4 Custom Indicators

Adding Indices MT4 Custom Indicators on MetaTrader 4 Stock Index Trading Platform

 

To program a customized MetaTrader 4 custom indicator it requires that you are a programmer who knows the C++ Object Oriented Programming Language, which is the programming language that the MQL4 programming language uses in the programming of the MetaTrader 4 Indices trading software. Or you can find the community of MQL4 Programmers and they can program the MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicator for you.

 

Step4: Compile

Do not forget to compile, for the MetaTrader 4 Indices custom indicator to be recognized by the MT4 stock index trading platform; a trader must compile the program - custom indicator program, then close and restart the MetaTrader 4 stock index trading platform, just like restarting your computer - you will restart MetaTrader 4 stock index trading platform so that the newly added indices trading custom MetaTrader 4 indices trading indicator can start appearing and be listed on the MetaTrader 4 Navigator Window - MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators Sub Menu.

Compile a New Custom Indicator on MT4 MetaEditor - MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators Menu List

Compile New Custom Indicator on The MetaTrader 4 Online Stock Index Trading Platform


If there are no Errors, the indices trading MetaTrader 4 custom indicator will be compiled successfully without any error as shown above.

 

Step5: Restart MT4 Indices online trading platform and the new MetaTrader 4 indices trading custom indicator should now be listed on the MetaTrader 4 Navigation Menu as shown below and you can start trading with the newly added MT4 custom indicator.

New Custom Indicator Added To Indicator List on MT4 MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicators List Menu

New MetaTrader 4 Custom Indicator Added To The Stock Index Trading Platform - MT4 Custom Indicators

 

How To Add a Downloaded Custom Indicator on MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform

If you download MetaTrader 4 custom indicator from a source on the internet for example on www.tradestockindices.com, and it is now on your computer - to add it to the MetaTrader 4 Indices trading platform, follow the steps below:

 

Step 1: On the File Menu of the MetaEditor, Select “Open”

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Open a Downloaded Stock Index Trading Indicator Using MetaEditor - Stock Index Trading Indicators MetaTrader 4 Custom Indices Technical Indicators

 

Step 2: Locate the Download Folder from the Popup window that appears as shown below.

Locate Downloaded Indicator on Your Computer To Install it on MT4 - Indices Technical Stock Index Trading Indicators MetaTrader 4 Custom Indices Technical Indicators

 

Step 3: Once you open the download MetaTrader 4 stock index trading custom indicator that you have downloaded from an internet source it will be displayed on the MetaEditor Work Space of the stock index trading platform - you can then follow the above procedure for compiling the download stock index trading MetaTrader 4 custom indicator, once it is compiled without errors, restart your MetaTrader 4 Indices trading platform and it will now be added on the Indices trading platform navigator menu and you can start to trade with it on your MT4 Stock Index Trading Platform.

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