Start External Process script for MetaTrader 4

This script allows you to start any arbitrary external program. Use it as-is or as a starting point for something amazing.

In order for this script to work, you will have to allow it to import DLLs. The DLL should be present in computers running the windows operating system.

Start External Process script for MetaTrader 4

Script Parameters

  • Executable name – The executable to run. Include the full path to it if you have to.
  • Commandline parameters – Optional, you can use switches and arguments here.
  • Working directory – Optional, specify the working directory.
  • Window display mode – Set the option for how you want the application to launch.

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Start External Process 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 StartProcess.mql4 files 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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