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Client Terminal Settings

Client Terminal Settings

Client Terminal is generally set up in a special window that can be called by the "Tools – Settings" menu command or with accelerating keys Ctrl+O. All settings are grouped according to their tasks and located in the following tabs:

  • Server – setting up parameters of connection to the server, configuring of the used proxy server and Data Centers, as well as other important settings;
  • Charts – general setting of the displaying of price charts. It is possible to detect whether period separators, Ask-price level, OHLC line will be shown. Besides, the amount of bars stored and displayed on the chart can be defined in this tab;
  • Objects – setting up parameters of objects management. Selection of object after they have been created, their immediate setting, and docking parameters are defined here;
  • Trade – parameters of opening new orders by default. They include: financial instrument (symbol), the amount of lots and deviation;
  • Expert Advisors – settings common for all experts. They include: locking of operation for expert advisors, enabling of importing functions from external DLL libraries and advisors, as well as a number of other features;
  • Notifications – setting up sending of push notifications to mobile devices from the client terminal;
  • Email – setting up email parameters. If there is a necessity to send messages by email directly from the terminal, the parameters of the mailbox to be used must be set up;
  • FTP – setting up publishing reports in internet. The terminal allows to publish reports in the real-time mode that contain information about the account status in internet. Connection through ftp is used for this purpose that can be set up in this tab;
  • Events – setting up signals informing about system events. Signals informing about connection unavailability, news incomes, and others, simplify the work very much.
  • Community – MQL5.community account details for subscribing to trading signals.
  • Signals – setting up the "Signal" service in the client teminal.