MT4 Expert Advisor and Journal Logs
The Expert Advisor and Journal Logs are indispensable when it comes to debugging. Programmers can write virtually any information desired to these logs so that it makes the process of perfecting MT4 expert advisors more efficient. Follow the instructions below to locate the MT4 EA and Journal Logs.
Open the MT4 Terminal Window
The MetaTrader 4 Terminal window may be opened using the View menu item and then selecting Terminal, as shown below.
Alternatively, the Terminal window may be opened using the Ctrl-T keyboard shortcut. Once the Terminal Window is open, select the Experts Tab, as shown above.
Copy and Send MetaTrader’s Expert and Journal Logs
With the Experts Tab selected right-click inside the window and click Open.
The contents of the Logs folder appears, as shown below.
Single-click a log file and then Ctrl-A on your keyboard to choose all of them, as shown below.
With all the log files highlighted, right-click and then select Send to > Compressed (zipped) folder as displayed below.
After performing the above action, a new zip folder appears.
Repeat these steps for the Journals tab and send both zip files to us for evaluation.