EA doesn't find my indicator in C:\...\MQL4\Indicators\FolderName\Indicator.ex4

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sunshineh 2015.02.04 10:26


for a better overview I sorted my indicators in seperate folders. Now the EA can't find this indicators with iCustom Function, because he is searching direct in MQL4\indicators-path.

What can I do?

gooly 2015.02.04 10:49 #

check terminal->File->open data Folder.

Read in the Docs about the new file structure (at the end)

honest_knave 2015.02.04 11:11 #

You need to change the iCustom call(s) in your EA to reflect the new path to your indicator(s):

From iCustom


[in]  Custom indicator compiled program name, relative to the root indicators directory (MQL4/Indicators/). If the indicator is located in subdirectory, for example, in MQL4/Indicators/Examples, its name must be specified as "Examples\\indicator_name" (double backslash "\\"must be specified as separator instead of a single one).


WHRoeder 2015.02.04 15:15 #
  1. Make sure you put it in the right location. Data Structure in MetaTrader 4 Build 600 and Higher - MQL4 Articles 17.02.2014
  2. If it is in MQL4\Indicators the iCustom call should have no path specified. Detailed explanation of iCustom - MQL4 forum
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