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SQX – Alogwizard – How to Create a Custom Function

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1Trader

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2 years ago #237244

Hi

Can anyone confirm how/where to create a Custom Function in AlgoWizard.

Have tried the following:

1. Add New Condition.

2. Under the Functions drop-down list select “(CUST) Custom Function”.

3. This displays the following summary message:

“Call you own function. You can specify any MQL command here or call a function defined in /Code/CustomFunctions.mq4 file. You are responsible for using the function correctly”.

4. Underneath the above summary message is a Text field to enter the Command/Function.

5. However…When I either use an existing (default) function in the CustomFunctions.mq4 file or add a new one and then Generate the Source Code for MQ4 the Function Definition is not defined, even though it is defined in CustomFunctions.mq4 file.

6. Because of Step 5 above there is an error when compiling the Source Code in MT4 MetaEditor  – Error message “Function not defined”.

Some others questions are:

1. Even if the above was successful would it work with SQX Retester & Optimizer?

2. If the above is not the correct way then why is there the Summary Message in Step 3 above?

3. Are Custom Functions for SQX required to be coded in Java?

4. Is there any documentation on creating Custom Functions?

Thanks

Kev

 

 

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tomas262

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2 years ago #237272

Hello,

can you attach zipped files you setup? I mean the CustomFunctions.mq4 + your project file + final strategy code

Alternatively you send to [email protected]

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