Home List of «hot keys» in MT4

List of «hot keys» in MT4

to scroll the chart to the left 

to scroll the chart to the right

to scroll the chart to the left quickly or, if the scale is defined, to scroll the chart up

to scroll the chart to the right quickly or, if the scale is defined, chart scrolling down

Numpad 5

to reset the chart scale vertically after changing it. If the scale was defined, this hot key will return the chart into the visible range

Page Up

to scroll the chart to the left quickly

Page Down

to scroll the chart to the right quickly

Home

to move the chart to the start point

End

to move the chart to the last point

-

to reduce the scale of the chart

+

to zoom the scale of the chart

Delete

to delete all selected graphical objects

Backspace

to delete the latest objects in the chart window

Enter

to open / to close window of a quick navigation

Esc

to close the dialog box

F1

to open the window «User’s guide» in MetaTrader 4

F2

to open the "Archive of quotations"

F3

to open the "Global variables"

F4

to download MetaEditor

F6

to open the "Tester" window for testing the trading advisor that is attached to the chart window

F7

to open the window "Properties of advisor" attached to the chart window in order to change the settings

F8

to open the window "Graphics settings"

F9

to establish a "New order"

F10

to open the "Popup prices"

F11

to enable / to disable full screen mode

F12

to move the chart from one bar to the left

Shift+F12

to move the chart from one bar to the right

Shift+F5

to go to the previous profile

Ctrl+F5

to enable the following profile

Alt+1

to display a graph in the form of a bar chart

Alt+2

to display a graph as the japanese candles

Alt+3

to display the chart as a line graph

Alt+W

to open the window "Control charts"

Alt+F4

to close the client terminal

Alt+Backspace

or Ctrl+W

to cancel the deletion of the object

Ctrl+A

to set all indicators by default

Ctrl+B

to open the window "Object list"

Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert

to copy to the clipboard

Ctrl+E

to enable / to disable e-Advisor

Ctrl+F

to enable "Crosshair"

Ctrl+G

to show / to hide the grid

Ctrl+H

to show / to hide the OHLC indicator, appears an additional information line

OHLC — abbreviation of the quotations of the elemental chart to the price chart, literally stands for:

O — open (open price)

H — high (maximum price)

L — low (minimum price)

C — close (closing price)

Ctrl+l

to open the window "Indicators list"

Ctrl+L

to show / to hide volume

Ctrl+P print the chart

to print the graphics

Ctrl+S

to save graph in file with extensions "CSV", "PRN", "HTM"

Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4

to close the chart window

Ctrl+Y

to show / to hide period separators

Ctrl+Z or Alt+Backspace

to cancel the deletion of the object

Ctrl+D

to open / to close the "Data window"

Ctrl+M

to open / to close the window "Market review"

Ctrt+N

to open / to close the "Navigator" window

Ctrl+O

to open the window "Settings"

Ctrl+R

to open / to close the "Tester" window

Ctrl+T

to open / to close the window "Terminal"

Ctrl+F6

to activate the next chart window

Ctrl+F9

to open the "Terminal" window and switch the focus on it. After that trading can be done from the keyboard