6. PlatformTransmit for MetaTrader 5

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HOW TO VIDEO: https://www.screencast.com/t/lGTzWPbvI 

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Requirements

  • MetaTrader 5 installed
  • Microsoft .NET 4.5 or later
  • Collective2 Strategy
  • Collective2 API Key


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STEP 1 - Setup C2 PlatformTransmit connection

  1. Login to your Collective2 account
  2. Go to Trade Leader Tools / PlatformTransmit menu
    https://collective2.com/platform-transmit/start
  3. Setup a new PlatformTransmit connection
    • Source Account: Your MetaTrader 5 account number (example: 123456)
      !!! Case sensitive !!!
    • Target C2 Strategy: Select which C2 Strategy will hold your trading record
    • Instruments to Transmit: Only Forex is allowed, pre-checked
    • Save

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STEP 2 - Install MetaTrader 5 plugin

  1. Click the Download C2 PlatformTransmit for MT5:
    https://plugin.collective2.com/PlatformTransmit.MT5.zip
  2. Unzip the folder.
  3. Open MetaTrader 5 / File / "Open Data Folder" folder
  4. Copy "C2PlatformTransmit.ex5" to "..\MQL5\Experts" folder
  5. Copy "PlatformTransmitCom2.dll" file to "..\MQL5\Libraries" folder
  6. Copy "RGiesecke.DllExport" file to "..\MQL5\Libraries" folder


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STEP 3 - Enable MetaTrader 5 plugin

  1. Re-Start MT5
  2. Open any chart using a symbol that is not intended to trade
  3. Attach "C2PlatformTransmit" Expert Advisor to chart (ONLY TO ONE CHART!!!)
    --   COMMON TAB: check "Allow DLL imports"
    --   INPUTS TAB: Fill your C2 API Key (save as EA setup file if you want)
  4. Click "OK"
  5. Check MT5 Experts Tab if "C2PlatformTransmit: initialized" message appears

 

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