MT4 Shortcut Keys

MT4 Shortcut Keys

Function Keys

F1 : open Userguide
F2 : open History Center window
F3 : open Global Variables window
F4 : open MetaEditor
F6 : open Tester window for testing the expert attached to the chart window
F7 : open Properties window of the expert attached to their chart window in order to change settings
F8 : open Chart Setup window
F9 : open New Order window
F10 : open Popup prices window
F11 : enable/disable full screen mode
F12 : shift the chart to the left by one barShift Combo KeysShift+F5 : change to the previous profile
Shift+F12 : shift the chart to the right by one barCtrl Combo KeysCtrl+F5 : change to the next profile
Ctrl+F6 : switch to the next chart window
Ctrl+F9 : open Terminal” window and switch to “Trade tab
Ctrl+A : change all indicator windows heights by default
Ctrl+B : open Objects List window
Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert : copy to the clipboard
Ctrl+D : open/close Data Window
Ctrl+E : enable/disable Expert Advisor
Ctrl+F : enable Crosshair
Ctrl+G : display/hide grids
Ctrl+H : display/hide OHLC line
Ctrl+I : open Indicators List window
Ctrl+L : display/hide volumes
Ctrl+M : open/close Market Watch window
Ctrl+N : open/close Navigator window
Ctrl+O : open Options window
Ctrl+P : print the chart
Ctrl+R : open/close Tester window
Ctrl+S : save the chart in formats of: csv, prn, htm
Ctrl+T : open/close Terminal window
Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4 : close the chart window
Ctrl+Y : display/hide period separators
Ctrl+Z : undo object deletionAlt Combo KeysAlt+F4 : close the platform
Alt+1 : convert the chart into a bar chart
Alt+2 : convert the chart into candlesticks
Alt+3 : convert the chart into a line chart
Alt+A : copy all test/optimization results into the clipboard
Alt+W : open the chart managing window
Alt+Backspace : undo object deletion

Other Shortcut Keys

– : chart zoom out
+ : chart zoom in
Enter : open/close fast navigation window
Backspace : delete the latest objects included into the chart window
Esc : close any dialog windows
Delete : delete all selected graphical objects
Home : shift the chart to the start point
Page Up : fast chart scrolling to the left
Page Down : fast chart scrolling to the right
End : shift the chart to the end point
left arrow : scroll the chart to the left
right arrow : scroll the chart to the right
up arrow : scroll the chart to the left or, if the scale is defined, chart scrolling up
down arrow : scroll chart to the right or, if the scale is defined, chart scrolling down
Numpad 5 : restoring of automatic chart vertical scale after adjustments

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