How to add indicators to MT4 using Wine Bottler
As an Mac user, I use Wine Bottler to run my MT4 (MetaTrader 4) platform.
While there are other options to run MT4 on OS X (via Parallels software or VirtualBox), Wine Bottler is by far my favourite option.
However, it’s not immediately clear how to add indicators to MT4 because the file structure in OS X is different from that in Windows.
So I spent some time exploring Wine Bottler, and finally found a way to do that.
Here’s how to add indicators to MT4 using Wine Bottler:
Go to OS X Finder and press COMMAND+SHIFT+C
This will bring up your Macintosh HD (hard drive) folder.
In the Macintosh HD folder, go into the following folders:
Users > [your-user-name] > Wine Files > drive_c > Program Files > [your-broker-folder]
For example, my broker is Oanda so I will go into this folder:
Once in the broker folder, go into the MQL4 folder, then the Indicators folder
This is the folder where you will place your custom MT4 indicator.
Now simply re-open your MT4 platform and the indicator will be available for you to use!
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