The trading platform is tightly integrated with the MQL5.community website to provide access to its powerful services. One of these services is the MQL5 Charts. It allows to publish screenshots of the trading platform online. In just a few clicks you can publish a screenshot, receive a link to share it with your fellow traders or post it in one of the popular social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc.)
MQL5.community account is not required for publishing screenshots. If your account is not specified in the platform settings, a screenshot will be published anonymously and you will receive a link.
However, publication with reference to an MQL5.community account provides a number of obvious advantages: you can create your own gallery of images and manage it via the "Charts" tab of your MQL5.community profile.
To take a screenshot of a chart, click " Save As Picture" in its context menu.
The following options are available:
To post a screenshot of the trading platform online, enable "Post image online in MQL5 Charts service and get the link" option. Text comments can be added to the published image. A new browser window with the published image is opened upon clicking "OK":
The following data is added at the top of the chart display window:
Next the screenshot is displayed. The comment text is shown below. If a comment is not added during the publication, an automatically generated caption containing the current chart symbol and period is added.
Various links to the screenshot are displayed at the bottom:
The screenshot creation date is displayed at the bottom of the window. When you point the mouse cursor to the line, the delete button appears. You can use it to remove a published screenshot.
If a user has specified MQL5.community account in the platform settings, a published screenshot is bound to this account. Every MQL5.community profile has the "Charts" section, where all the user's posted images are stored:
Click on the image thumbnail to view it. In the "Charts" tab, you can easily manage your image gallery and share screenshots with other community members and friends in social networks.
MQL5.community account is not required for publishing screenshots. If your account information is not specified, the screenshots are published anonymously.