This script allows to create a binary *.hst file, supported by MetaTrader 4. This file can be imported in MetaTrader 4 as historical data or you can open it as offline chart.
It has only one DATA_COUNT input parameter, which specifies data count in bars, starting from current.
Initially, this script was designed for checking of the indicators, written in MQL4 and MQL5, because the same data needed for the compare.
MT5 Forex Script Characteristics
Platform: Metatrader 5
Time frames: any.
How to install Screenshot Script in MetaTrader 5 / MT5:
Copy and paste the savehistorytohst.mql5 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…