Pausing execution of EA script for MetaTrader 4

This code will get the current time, wait until a certain amount of Seconds has passed and then continue processing.

NOTE: the first run will produce an error as the stored Time will be reinitialized, after that it will work correctly.

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Pausing execution of EA script for MetaTrader 4

MT4 Forex Script Characteristics

Platform: Metatrader 4

Type: Script

Time frames: any.

How to install Screenshot Script in MetaTrader 4 / MT4:

Copy and paste the time_waiter.mql4 into the MQL4 Scripts folder of the Metatrader 4 trading platform.

Restart your MetaTrader 4 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 > MQL4 > 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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