Version 7.x

Generator version 7.x uses metaeditor.exe as compiler. Options screen shows compiler setup example below.

Checklist

  • Look for metaeditor compiler in your MT4 or MT5 terminal installation folder. Set it in Options screen.
  • Look for output path for generated EAs, scripts and indicators. On Windows 7,8 and 10 it is inside C:\Users\ folder under your username. Full path is rather long and some directories might be hidden.
  • Once you find MQL4 or MQL5 output folder. Set it in Options screen.
    On Windows 7, 8 or 10 it is under
    C:\Users\xxxxxx\AppData\Roaming\MetaQuotes\Terminal\#####\MQL4
    Here xxxxxx is your user name and ##### is long hexadecimal number.
  • Manual fxgen.pdf has more details on location of this folder.

Typical compiler and output setup:

mql options

Edit following parts based on your folders:

mql options

This should be enough but if you still can not get it to work check items below:

  • You have only English letters in your Windows username. No accent or non-English letters.
  • If you have accent letters create another user in Windows. Login with it. Install software under new user.

Play video to see a way to setup Output Path for compiler output:

Customer Support

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