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MT4 MetaEditor Language: How To Add EAs

The MetaEditor language Editor is a programming environment on the MT4 Indices trading platform that traders can use to add new EAs, Custom Indicators, Scripts, Libraries and Include Files which are used in programming automated indices trading programs.

 

The MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor is shown below and traders can access it from the Tools menu on the MT4 indices trading platform. This MetaEditor is popular with indices traders who use automated EAs to trade indices. If you are a Indices Trader Looking for Expert Advisor Indices Trading Robots, then you can find them on the MT4 Indices Trading EAs Library.

MT4 Indices Trading Platform MetaEditor Language: How To Add Indices Trading EAs

Open MetaEditor on MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading Platform

 

MetaEditor

MT4 MetaEditor Programming Environment - MQL4 Language Editor

 

After Adding a new MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading EA, a Indices trader will be required to compile this newly added item so that it can now be recognized by the MT4 Indices trading platform and for this new item to start to appear on the list of available EAs.

 

Adding a New Indices Trading EA

Once you have opened the MetaEditor Work Space as shown above, Short Cut Keysy - Press F4, then follow the steps below to add your new MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading EA.

 

Step1: Go To File Menu, Select “New”

Adding a New Indices Trading EA on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Adding a New Indices Trading Custom EA on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

 

Step2: On the Popup window that appears select “Expert Advisor”and click next as shown below

Window for Adding New EA on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Adding MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading EA on MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading Platform MetaEditor

 

Step3: Enter Name of Expert Advisor as Shown Below and Click Finish

Enter Name of New EA Before Adding it to MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Creating A New MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading EA on MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading Platform

 

The Following Code will Appear

MetaEditor Programming For EA on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Adding Automated Indices Trading EAs on MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading Platform

 

To Program this Automated Indices Trading EA, it requires that you are a programmer who knows the C++ Object Oriented Programming Language, That is the Programming Language that forms the MQL4 Indices Trading Expert Advisor Programming Language that is used to Program the MetaTrader 4 Indices trading software as well as the Expert Advisor Indices Trading Robots that trade on this Indices trading platform. Or you can find the community of MQL4 Programmers and they can program the Expert Advisor trading robot for You. Or you can find a tutorial for programming and Learn, or you can go to MQL5.com Library of Automated Indices Trading Robots and buy an already programmed Expert Advisor if you want to start auto trading.

 

Step4: Compile The EA Program

Do not forget to compile the Expert Advisor, for the Expert Advisor to be recognized by the MT4 Indices trading platform; one must compile the program, then close the MetaTrader 4 indices trading platform and restart it, just like restarting your computer you will restart you MetaTrader 4 Indices trading platform and your new EA will then be Listed on the MetaTrader 4 Expert Advisor List within the MetaTrader 4 indices trading platform Navigator Window.

Compile The EA Program on MT4 MetaEditor Language

Adding and Compiling a New Indices Trading EA on MetaTrader 4 Online Indices Trading Platform

 

If your Expert Advisor has no Errors, it will be Compiled successfully without any error as shown below.

MetaEditor Programming Adding An EA on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Automated Indices Trading EA Added To MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading Platform After Compilation

 

Step5: Restart MetaTrader and the new Expert Advisor Indices trading robot should now be listed on the available Expert Advisor List on the MetaTrader 4 Navigation Menu as shown below, ready for starting trading with.

EA Added on MT4 List of Installed EAs

Indices EA Added To Indices Trading Platform MT4

 

How To Add a Downloaded EA

If you download an automated Indices trading robot from a source on the internet, for example from www.tradestockindices.com, then it is now on your computer, to add it, follow the steps below:

 

Step1 : On the File Menu of the MetaEditor , Select “Open”

Open and Add a New Downloaded EA to MT4 Indices Trading Platform

How To Add a Downloaded EA To MT4 Indices Trading Platform

 

Step2: Locate the Download Folder from the Popup window that appears as shown below

Locate Downloaded EA on Computer and Install it on MT4 Indices Trading Platform

Adding a Downloaded Indices Trading Expert Advisor Robot To MT4 Indices Trading Platform

 

Step3: Once you Open the EA it will be displayed on the MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor and then follow the above procedure for compiling the Expert Advisor, once it is compiled without errors, Restart Your MetaTrader 4 Indices Trading Platform and The automated robot will now be added and you can start to trade with it on your MT4 Indices Trading Platform.

 

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