When you have an MT4 account, it surely is only natural that you would want to check your MT4 account history to see how profitable your trades have been and to better avert any losses in the future. Therefore, you can check your MT4 account history when you resort to using the tab labeled as account history. All of history is then clearly presented in the format of a table with many different fields that are allotted. The fields are noted as reading from left to right.
Where is MT4 account history, how can I see the trading history report on the MT4 platform?
MT4 account history report can be generated if you click on CTRL+T (or go to View menu and then choose “Terminal”) and then press the right mouse button and select Report. MT4 account history report period can be “All history,” “Last 3 months”, “Last month,” and “Custom period.” Users can select an ordinary report and a detailed report option.
How to export mt4 account history to excel?
MT4 account history can be exported to Excel in two different ways. The first one is to generate reports, go to HTML files, and copy manually whole text to an Excel file. The second one is to use an online converter from HTML to Excel. Manually copy/paste conversion is the safest and usually the best option to avoid mistakes.
Export MT4 account history to excel with comments
To export MT4 account history to Excel with comments, you need to use Script to export account history from HTML to CSV. Later, you can easily import the CSV file into Excel.
Please Download MT4 account history to the excel script.
Just add this ex4 Script to MQL4/Script directory. This script will automatically transfer account history to CSV.
How to delete mt4 account history?
For live and demo accounts, all trades history is saved by the broker. Users can not delete mt4 account history from the server. Users can only delete the whole account from MT4.
The MT4 history report is displayed as a table with the following fields:
MT4 account history report fields description
When you see the word order, this is realized as providing a reference to the operation’s ticket number. This is a unique number that is applied to the operation of a trade conducted.
The word time is then comprehended as denoting the time related to the opening of the position. Therefore, it is regarded as being displayed by the presentation of the year, then the month followed by the day, along with the hour and minutes as well.
Regarding the type, this is regarded as providing a reference to the type of operation about the trade. It is noted that there exist three types of operations about trades that are conducted. Balance relates to the placement of funds within the account. Buy refers to a position classified as being long, while sell refers to a position classified as being short.
Size correlates to the number of lots during participation within an operation. The symbol represents the field that displays the name of the security during the participation within an operation.
Price indicates the cost of the position at the time of the opening. Then it is realized that S/L refers to the level of the stop-loss order that was made. If there is the closing of a trading position due to this particular order, the cell that relates to it will be marked in red, while s/l will be displayed in the field designated for comments. If there was no placement for a particular order, then there will be a value of zero in the designated field.
On the other side of the spectrum, if there was an order’s placement, but there was no triggering that resulted, then the value of it will yet be displayed in the designated field. With this being the case, it is comprehended that the cell will not possess any coloring, and there will be no output of s/l for this particular field regarding comments.
When you note the term T/P, this refers to the placement rate for the order to take profit. If there was the closing of a trading position due to this particular order, then the cell that relates to it will possess the color green, with it being realized that the t/p will be showcased in the field designated for comments.
If there was no placement of an order, then the value of zero will be displayed in this particular field. Yet, it is noted that in such instances, when there is the placement of an order which did not result in triggering, the value is yet displayed in the designated field. However, the cell will not possess any coloring, and there will be no output of t/p for the field designated for comments.
Time here then refers to the time regarding the closing of the position. It is marked by the year, the month, and the day, with the hour and minutes. The price then indicates the cost at the time of the closing concerning the position.
Commissions are the commissions that the brokerage company charges due to conducting the operations about the trading efforts recorded in the designated field. Taxes refer to the taxes applied to conducting operations about trading efforts and are recorded in the allotted field.
Swap denotes that this field provides storage for charges concerning swaps. Profit relates to positive gains that result in financial transactions and are recorded within the designated field. When the number is positive, this corresponds to the fact that the transaction resulted in being profitable. When the number is negative, this signifies that there was a loss. As a result, it is understood that there is a presentation of the profit only in the deposit currency area, which is not the case in the field that possesses the same title within the trade tab.
Comments signify the tab for the column that provides storage for comments regarding operations about trades. There can be the placement of comment simply when a position is regarded as opening or when there is the conducting of the placement of an order. It is not permissible to make changes to the comment when modifications are being applied to an order or a position. Further, a comment associated with the operation about the trade can be applied by the company that offers brokerage services.
It is easy for you to showcase the history of the trades that have been conducted via the usage of a chart. To do this, you must engage in dragging the required trade onto a chart by applying the mouse’s usage. It is then realized that the entry points and exit about the trade, which will be connected by the usage of a line, will be portrayed via arrows’ application. When you press the shift button as you perform the drag with a particular trade, the complete history for all the trades will be presented in the chart.