How to Save your Chart Settings (Template) in MT4
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MT4 Template is a template that contains some of the settings available when using the MetaTrader 4 platform. Not only does it save traders time, but it also helps them save important settings for comparison with future patterns.
However, new traders rarely know how to take advantage of Templates on MT4 but mainly change constantly. This tutorial is showing you how to save and install MT4 templates for more efficient trading.
What is MetaTrader Template?
MetaTrader Template is a type of template that saves settings for technical charts including chart properties, indicators, trendlines, etc.
You can also save chart settings as a Template to store trading ideas and analysis settings for future use. It helps traders save time.
Also, saved Templates can be used on MT4 by different brokers which offer MT4 trading. You can also save many different templates and share them with other traders.
How to save your chart settings in MT4
Suppose you set an effective trading system with some indicators, you want to save the template for later use or share this trading system with other traders, follow these steps below:
- Right-click on the chart, and navigate to ‘Template‘
- Select ‘Save Template‘.
- Then name the file and click Save.
How to load a Template in MT4
To load your chart template with your preferences in a new chart:
- Right-click on the chart > Template.
- Move to the ‘Load Template‘ option.
- Select your preferred template file, then click Open.
In conclusion, saving the chart settings (template) can help you back up your own trading system so that you can quickly install the trading system on later charts or share your effective template to other traders. Happy trading!