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MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor Language: How to Add Expert Advisors

The MetaEditor language Editor is a programming environment on the MetaTrader 4 xauusd trading platform that traders can use to add new Expert Advisors, Custom Indicators, Scripts, Libraries and Include Files which are used in programming automated trading programs.

The MT4 MetaEditor is shown below and traders can access it from the Tools menu on the MetaTrader 4 platform. This MetaEditor is popular with traders who use automated Expert Advisors to trade xauusd. If you are a Trader Looking for EA XAUUSD Robots, then you can find them on the MetaTrader 4 Gold Expert Advisors Library.

MetaTrader 4 XAUUSD Platform MetaEditor Language: How to Add EAs - How Do I Add EAs in MetaTrader 4? - MT4 Gold Platform Setup

Open MetaEditor on MT4

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After Adding a new MT4 Gold Expert Advisor, a XAUUSD trader will be required to compile this newly added item so that it can now be recognized by the MetaTrader 4 platform and for this new item to start to appear on the list of available Expert Advisors.

Adding a New Expert Advisor

Once you have opened the MetaEditor Work Space as shown above, Short Cut Keyboard Keys - Press F4, then follow the steps below to add your new MT4 Gold Expert Advisor.

Step1: Go To File Menu, Select "New"

Adding a New Expert Advisor on MT4 - MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor - How Do I Add EAs in MT4?

Adding a New Custom Expert Advisor on MetaTrader 4

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

Window for Adding New EA on MT4 - MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor - MT4 XAUUSD Trading Platform Download

Adding MT4 Gold Expert Advisor on MT4 MetaEditor

Step3: Enter Name of EA as Shown Below and Click Finish

Enter Name of New EA Before Adding it to MetaTrader 4 - How to Add Expert Advisors in MT4

Creating a New MT4 Gold Expert Advisor on MT4

The Following Code will Appear

MetaEditor Programming for EA on MT4 - MT4 MetaEditor - How Do I Add Expert Advisors in MT4?

Adding Automated Gold Expert Advisors on MT4

To Program this Automated Gold Expert Advisor, it requires that you are a programmer who knows the C++ Object Oriented Programming Language, That is the Programming Language that forms the MQL4 XAUUSD EA Programming Language that is used to Program the MT4 software as well as the EA XAUUSD Robots that trade on this xauusd trading platform. Or you can find the community of MQL4 Programmers and they can program the EA trading robot for You. Or you can find a tutorial for programming and Learn, or you can go to MQL5.com Library of Automated XAUUSD Robots and buy an already programmed EA if you want to start auto trading.

Step4: Compile the Expert Advisor Program

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

Compile the XAUUSD EA Program in MT4 MetaEditor Language - How to Add Expert Advisors on MT4 - MT4 XAU Platform Setup

Adding and Compiling a New Expert Advisor on MT4

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

MetaEditor Programming Adding an EA on MT4 - How Do I Add EAs on MetaTrader 4? - MT4 XAU/USD Platform Setup

Automated Gold Expert Advisor Added to MT4 After Compilation

Step5: Restart MetaTrader and the new EA gold trading robot should now be listed on the available EA List on the MT4 Navigation Menu as shown below, ready for starting trading with.

Gold Expert Advisor Added on MetaTrader 4 List of Installed EAs

XAUUSD Expert Advisor Added to XAUUSD Platform MetaTrader 4

How to Add a Downloaded Expert Advisor

If you download an automated gold trading robot from a source on the internet, for example from www.tradeforextrading.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 New Downloaded EA to MetaTrader 4 - MetaTrader 4 MetaEditor - How Do I Add Expert Advisors in MetaTrader 4?

How to Add a Downloaded Expert Advisor to MetaTrader 4

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

Locate Downloaded Expert Advisor on Computer and Install it on MetaTrader 4 - How to Add EAs in MetaTrader 4 - Trading Platform MT4 Download

Adding a Downloaded XAUUSD EA Robot to MetaTrader 4

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


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