Interface of MetaEditor contains the following elements:
- Main Menu
All commands and functions that can be executed in MetaEditor are collected in its main menu. The main menu contains: "File", "Edit", "View", "Debug", "Tools", "Window", "Help".
Here commands and functions of the main menu are repeated. The toolbars can be adjusted.
The navigator window is intended for navigating through all files referring to program writing in MetaEditor. A tree-type list of folders and files stored in MQL4 or MQL5 folder of the client terminal is shown here.
- Managing Windows
In MetaEditor the source code is edited in a separate window for each file. The unlimited number of such windows can be opened at the same time.
- Status Bar
The status bar helps to visualize additional information in the terminal. It contains tips for commands, current position of a cursor in the code, typing mode indicator (Insert) are shown in this bar.
Toolbox is a multifunctional window intended for viewing program compiling errors, for searching, debugging. etc.
- MQL4/MQL5 Wizard
In MetaEditor, different types of programs can be created by templates using MQL4/MQL5 Wizard.
- Hot Keys
For quicker performance of some actions various hot keys can be used.
The MetaEditor window header contains the name of the currently open MQL4/MQL5 program.