Export Positions History script for MetaTrader 5

The script exports history of closed positions from MT5 retail hedging account selected between two dates. The resulting file is CSV that can be opened/imported with any spreadsheet software.

It supports only retail hedging accounts (Forex).

To export the entire trading history, keep Start date and End date at their default values.

Export Positions History script for MetaTrader 5

The CSV file is located at: Terminal > File > Open data folder > MQL5\Files\<Filename>

Following data columns are exported:

  • Open Time
  • Position ID
  • Symbol
  • Type
  • Volume
  • Open Price
  • S/L
  • T/P
  • Close Time
  • Close Price
  • Commission
  • Swap
  • Profit
  • Magic Number
  • Comment, this includes comments of all in/out deals for position
  • Deal In Ticket, this includes ticket of the deal in for position
  • Deal Out Tickets, this includes tickets of all the deals out for position

The closed positions are reconstructed in the same representation as in the History tab of the MetaTrader 5 terminal.

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Export Positions History script for MetaTrader 5

MT5 Forex Script Characteristics

Platform: Metatrader 5

Type: Script

Time frames: any.

How to install Screenshot Script in MetaTrader 5 / MT5:

Copy and paste the Export Positions History script for MetaTrader 5.zip files into the MQL5 Scripts folder of the Metatrader 4 trading platform.

Restart your MetaTrader 5 application (assuming it’s currently open) … or Launch your MetaTrader 4 application

You can access this folder from the top menu as follows:

File > Open Data Folder > MQL5 > Script (paste here)

On the left hand side, look for the “Navigator” window and under the “Common” tab, look into the “Scripts” section

Locate the indicator which you have just downloaded into the folder stated in Step 1

Drag (Click and drag) the Script onto the chart (when you want the task to be performed)

your task should now be executed…

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