This article will talk about the beginner step – how to deal with templates in Metatrader 4 platform.
What is the tpl file in MT4?
Tpl file or tpl extension represents Metatrader file format that stores chart design and indicators on the chart. When we open a chart and import a template file (.tpl), we will save chart indicators and colors on our screen.
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How to open the tpl file in MT4?
To open the tpl file in MT4, you need to choose from the main horizontal menu “Charts,” pick option “Templates,” and finally pick the “Load template” option. On your chart, all colors and indicators will be added from the saved template.
But where is the template folder in Mt4.
How to install a custom tpl file in MT4?
To install a custom tpl file in MT4, you need to choose the “File” option from the main horizontal Metatrader menu, then press “Open data folder” and then open folder “templates”. In this folder, all .tpl files are stored. So just paste your custom template into this folder, and it will be ready to use.
If you create a new template, it is straightforward to save it:
How to save the tpl file in MT4?
To save the tpl file in MT4, you need to choose from the main horizontal menu “Charts,” pick option “Templates,” and finally pick the “Save template” option. When you save a new tpl file, all information about indicators and colors will be stored in that file.