MetaTrader 5 keyboard shortcuts 

MetaTrader 5    

Ze Zeynel -
4 years ago
- Shortcuts
-1

Scroll chart to the left

0

Scroll chart to the right

4

Fast chart scroll to the left; in case of a fixed scale — chart scroll upwards

0

Fast chart scroll to the right; in case of a fixed scale — chart scroll downwards

3
Num 5

Restoring of automatic chart vertical scale after its being changed. If the scale was defined, this hot key will return the chart into the visible range

1
Page Up

Fast chart scroll to the left

0
Page Down

Fast chart scroll to the right

0
Home

Move chart to the start point

-1
End

Move chart to the end point

0
-

Zoom out chart

1
+

Zoom in chart

0
Del

Delete all selected graphical objects

1
Backspace

Delete the latest objects imposed to a chart

0
⤶ Enter

Open/close fast navigation bar

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0
F2

Open MQL5 code base published at MQL5.community for downloading

1
F7

Call the window with properties of an EA attached to a chart window for changing its settings

0
F8

Call the chart setup window

1
F12

Move chart by one bar to the left

-1
↑  Shift + F12

Move chart by one bar to the right

0
↑  Shift + F5

Switch to the previous profile

0
Alt + 1

Show chart as a sequence of bars

0
Alt + 2

Show chart as a sequence of candlesticks

0
Alt + 3

Show chart as a broken line

-1
Alt + W

Call open chart managing window

0
Alt + Backspace

Cancel object deletion

1
or Ctrl + Z
0
Ctrl + A

Arrange height of all indicator windows by default

0
Ctrl + B

Call the "Objects List" window

1
Ctrl + F

Enable "Crosshair"

0
Ctrl + G

Show/hide grid

0
Ctrl + H

Show/hide the OHLC line

0
Ctrl + I

Call the "Indicators List" window

1
Ctrl + K

Show/hide real volumes

0
Ctrl + L

Show/hide volumes

0
Ctrl + P

Print the chart

0
Ctrl + S

Save chart as "CSV", "PRN" or "HTM" file

0
Ctrl + W

Close the current chart window

0
or Ctrl + F4
1
Ctrl + Y

Show/hide period separators

0
Ctrl + F5

Switch to the next profile

1
Ctrl + F6

Activate the previous chart window

0
Ctrl + ↑  Shift + F6

Activate the next chart window

-1
F9

Call the "New Order" window

0
Space

Switch between "Symbols", "Details", "Trading" and "Ticks" tabs

0
or Tab
0
A

Auto arrange columns in the "Symbols" tab

0
G

Show/hide grid

0
⤶ Enter

Depending on sections can perform: Authorization using a selected account, opening of a selected Expert Advisor, custom indicator or script in MetaEditor

-1
Insert

Open a new account when selecting the "Accounts" section or a certain trade server.

0
Del

Delete a selected account, Expert Advisor, custom indicator or script

0
G

Show/hide grid in the "Favorites" tab

0
Ctrl + C

Copy information to clipboard for using it in other applications

0
A

Enable/disable auto sizing of columns

0
G

Show/hide grid

-1
F9

Call the "New Order" window

1
⤶ Enter

View a selected news, e-mail, application or modify a selected alert - depending on the tab selected

0
Insert

Create a new e-mail or alert - depending on the tab selected

0
Del

Delete an e-mail or alert - depending on the tab selected

0
Space

Unwrap a branch of mails or enable/disable an alert - depending on the tab selected

0
C

Copy the selected journal line of the platform or Expert Advisors to the clipboard

0
D

Download the selected application at the Code Base tab

0
R

Show/hide the column of news categories

0
A

Enable/disable auto sizing of columns

0
G

Show/hide grid

0
Esc

Close dialog windows

-1
F1

Open the "Userguide"

0
F3

Open the "Global variables" window

0
F4

Start MetaEditor

0
F6

Call the "Tester" window for testing an Expert Advisor attached to a chart window

-1
F9

Call the "New Order" window

0
F10

Open "Quotes Window"

0
F11

Enable/disable fullscreen mode

0
Alt + A

Copy to clipboard all EA testing or optimization results

0
Alt + F4

Close the platform

0
Ctrl + C

Copy to clipboard

0
or Ctrl + Insert
0
Ctrl + D

Open/close the "Data Window"

0
Ctrl + E

Allow/prohibit use of Expert Advisors

0
Ctrl + M

Open/close the "Market Watch" window

0
Ctrl + N

Open/close the "Navigator" window

0
Ctrl + O

Open the "Settings" window

0
Ctrl + R

Open/close the "Tester" window

0
Ctrl + T

Open/close the "Toolbox" window

5
Ctrl + F9

Open the "Trade" tab in the "Toolbox" window and switch the control focus to it. After that, trade activities can be managed using the keyboard


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Program information

Program name: MetaTrader 5 MetaTrader 5 (Productivity)

MetaTrader 5 is an multi-asset trading platform offering trading possibilities and technical analysis tools. It also provides the use of automated trading systems (trading robots) and "copy trading". MetaTrader 5 is an all-in-one platform for trading Forex, Stocks and Futures.

Web page: metatrader5.com

How easy to press shortcuts: 88%

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Updated: Updated program information. (2 updates.) 12/1/2020 3:48:25 PM New program added.
12/1/2020 3:52:49 PM Updated program information.

Shortcut count: 84

Platform detected: Windows or Linux

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