In this section we will dwell on the general order of creating application programs using MetaEditor.
MetaEditor is a multifunction specialized editor intended for creating, editing and compiling application programs written in MQL4. The editor has a user-friendly interface that allows a user to easily navigate when writing and checking out a program.
- File System
MetaEditor stores all source codes of MQL4 programs in its own structured catalog on a hard disk. The location of a program in MQL4 is determined by its purpose: a script, an Expert Advisor, an indicator, an include-file or a library.
- Creating and Using Programs
It is very easy to create a program in MQL4 - built-in tools will help you. You can modify templates for creating scripts, indicators or Expert Advisors. The created code will be automatically saved in a corresponding folder of MetaEditor file system.