When you have an MT4 account, it surely is only natural that you would want to engage in checking your MT4 account history to see how profitable your trades have been and to be able to better avert any losses in the future. You are able, therefore, to engage in checking your MT4 account history when you resort to the usage of the tab that is labeled as account history. All of history is then clearly presented in the format of a table that has many different fields that are allotted. The fields are noted as reading from the left to the right.
So, where is MT4 account history, how I can see 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 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.
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.
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 ticket number of the operation. This is a number that is unique that is applied to the operation pertaining to a trade that is conducted.
The word time is then comprehended as denoting the time that is related to the opening of the position. It is, therefore, 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.
In regard to type, this is regarded as providing a reference to the type of operation pertaining to the trade. It is noted that there exist three types of operations pertaining to trades that are conducted. Balance relates to the placement of funds within the account. Buy refers to a position that is classified as being long, while sell refers to a position that is 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 pertaining to 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 as a result of this particular order, the cell that relates to it will be marked in red, while s/l will be displayed in the field that is designated for comments. If there was no placement for a particular order, then there will be the placement of a value of zero in the designated field.
On the other side of the spectrum, if there was the placement of an order, 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 in regard to comments.
When you note the term T/P, this refers to the rate of the placement for the order to take profit. If there was the closing of a trading position as a result of 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.
In such cases that 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 as well. The price then indicates the cost at the time of the closing in regard to the position.
Commissions are the commissions that the brokerage company charges due to the fact of conducting the operations pertaining to the trading efforts, which are recorded in the designated field. Taxes refer to the taxes that are applied toward the conducting of operations pertaining to trading efforts and are recorded in the allotted field.
Swap denotes that this field provides storage for charges in relation to swaps. Profit relates to positive gains that result in the 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 area of the deposit currency, 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 in regard to operations pertaining to trades. There can be the placement of comment simply at the time that a position is regarded as opening or when there is the conducting of the placement of an order. It is not permissible to engage in making changes to the comment when modifications are being applied to an order or a position. Further, a comment that is associated with the operation pertaining to the trade is able to 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. In order to be able to do this, it is necessary for you to engage in dragging the required trade onto a chart by applying the usage of the mouse. It is then realized that the points of entrance and exit pertaining to the trade, which will be connected by the usage of a line, will be portrayed via the application of arrows. When you press the shift button as you are performing the drag in relation to a particular trade, the complete history for all the trades will be presented in the chart.