MetaTrader 4 shortcuts

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    Kiaria Yoshida
    Keymaster

    Hi everybody,

    In this topic we will study the MT4 shortcuts, which make life of a trader so much easier!

    HOT KEYS

    “arrow left” — chart scrolling to the left;
    “arrow right” — chart scrolling to the right;
    “arrow up” — fast chart scrolling to the left or, if the scale is defined, chart scrolling up;
    “arrow down” fast chart scrolling to the right or, if the scale is defined, chart scrolling down;
    Numpad 5 — restoring of automatic chart vertical scale after its being changed.
    If the scale was defined, this hot key will return the chart into the visible range;
    Page Up — fast chart scrolling to the left;
    Page Down — fast chart scrolling to the right;
    Home — move the chart to the start point;
    End — move the chart to the end point;
    “-” — chart zoom out;
    “+” — chart zoom in;
    Delete — delete all selected graphical objects;
    Backspace — delete the latest objects imposed into the chart window;
    Enter — open/close fast navigation window;
    Esc — close the dialog window;

    #2093

    Kiaria Yoshida
    Keymaster

    FUNCTION Shortcut Keys

    F1 — open this “Userguide”;
    F2 — open the “History Center” window;
    F3 — open the “Global Variables” window;
    F4 — download MetaEditor;
    F6 — call the “Tester” window for testing the expert attached to the chart window;
    F7 — call the properties window of the expert attached to their chart window in order to change settings;
    F8 — call the chart setup window;
    F9 — call the “New Order” window;
    F10 — open the “Popup prices” window;
    F11 — enable/disable the full screen mode;
    F12 — move the chart by one bar to the left;

    #2094

    Kiaria Yoshida
    Keymaster

    SHIFT+ Shortcut Keys

    Shift+F12 — move the chart by one bar to the right;
    Shift+F5 — switch to the previous profile;

    #2095

    Kiaria Yoshida
    Keymaster

    ALT+ Shortcut Keys

    Alt+1 — display the chart as a sequence of bars (transform into bar chart);
    Alt+2 — display the chart as a sequence of candlesticks (transform into candlesticks);
    Alt+3 — display the chart as a broken line (transform into line chart);
    Alt+A — copy all test/optimization results into the clipboard;
    Alt+W — call the chart managing window;
    Alt+F4 — close the client terminal;
    Alt+Backspace or Ctrl+Z — undo object deletion;

    #2096

    Kiaria Yoshida
    Keymaster

    CTRL+ Shortcut Keys

    Ctrl+A — arrange all indicator windows heights by default;
    Ctrl+B — call the “Objects List” window;
    Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert — copy to the clipboard;
    Ctrl+E — enable/disable expert advisor;
    Ctrl+F — enable “Crosshair”;
    Ctrl+G — show/hide grid;
    Ctrl+H — show/hide OHLC line;
    Ctrl+I — call the “Indicators List” window;
    Ctrl+L — show/hide volumes;
    Ctrl+P — print the chart;
    Ctrl+S — save the chart in a file having extensions: “CSV”, “PRN”, “HTM”;
    Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4 — close the chart window;
    Ctrl+Y— show/hide period separators;
    Ctrl+Z or Alt+Backspace — undo the object deletion;
    Ctrl+D — open/close the “Data Window”;
    Ctrl+M — open/close the “Market Watch” window;
    Ctrl+N — open/close the “Navigator” window;
    Ctrl+O — open the “Setup” window;
    Ctrl+R — open/close the “Tester” window;
    Ctrl+T — open/close the “Terminal” window;
    Ctrl+F5 — switch to the next profile;
    Ctrl+F6 — activate the next chart window;
    Ctrl+F9 — open the “Terminal — Trade” window and switch the focus into it.
    After this, the trading activities can be managed with keyboard.

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