MetaEditor Help

File

This menu contains commands for working with the program source code files: opening, closing, saving, compiling and printing. The following commands are available in this menu:

 

Command

Description

New

New

Start the creation of a new program using MQL4/MQL5 Wizard.

Open

Open

Open the program source code file stored on your computer, in order to work over it in MetaEditor.

 

Close

Close the active window of the program code editing.

Save

Save

Save changes in the active window.

 

Save As...

Save the program code of the active window under a new name.

 

Save As Unicode...

Save the program code of the active window in a file of the Unicode format.

Save All

Save All

Save changes in all open windows.

Compile

Compile

Compile the program code, the window of which is currently active.

Compile Open Files

Compile Open Files

Compile all files opened for editing at the moment.

Cancel Compilation

Cancel Compilation

Stop the compilation process.

Open Data Folder

Open Data Folder

Open the directory where client terminal data are stored.

Open Common Data Folder

Open Common Data Folder

Open the directory where the common data of all the client terminals installed is stored: System_disk:\ProgramData\MetaQuotes\Terminal\Common

 

Print Setup...

General setup of printing parameters — printing device, page size and orientation, etc.

Print Preview

Print Preview

Preview the page before printing it. Settings of a selected printer are used. This command helps to preview before printing whether all desired data can be printed.

Print

Print...

Print the code that is open in the current window.

 

Exit

Close MetaEditor.