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Save, apply, and remove template

You can save various settings (colors, indicators, etc.) as templates in MetaTrader5 (MT5). Templates saved in the "Templates" folder will be displayed in the menu list, allowing you to quickly access them with a single click. Here, we'll look at how to save templates in the "Templates" folder of MT5, how to apply a saved template to a chart, and how to remove saved templates.

Step 1

Save a template from the menu

Click "Charts" in the menu. Hover the pointer over "Templates" and select "Save Template".

Hover the pointer over Templates and select Save Template Hover the pointer over Templates and select Save Template

Save a template on the chart

Right-click on the chart. Hover the pointer over "Templates" and select "Save Template".

Select Save Template Select Save Template

Step 2

The template files will be automatically saved to "Templates" folder in the folder where MT5 was installed. Give the template a file name while keeping it in the "Templates" folder and click "Save".

Enter your preferred file name and click Save Enter your preferred file name and click Save
point Template in "Templates" folder is listed in the menu

By being saved in the "Templates" folder, the template will be listed in the template menu. If you save it outside the "Templates" folder, it won't be displayed in the menu.

Template in Templates folder is listed in the menu Template in Templates folder is listed in the menu

Step 3

Apply a saved template from the menu

To apply a template saved in the "Templates" folder to another chart, click "Charts" in the menu. Hover the pointer over "Templates" and select the template to apply.

Hover the pointer over Templates and select the template to apply Hover the pointer over Templates and select the template to apply

Apply a saved template on the chart

Right-click on the chart. Hover the pointer over "Templates" and select the template to apply.

Select the template to apply Select the template to apply

Step 4

To remove a template from the "Templates" folder, hover the pointer over "Remove Template" in the template menu and select the template you wish to delete.

Select the template to delete Select the template to delete

In the confirmation pop-up, click "Yes".

In the confirmation pop-up, click Yes In the confirmation pop-up, click Yes

Date

Created

 : 2022.07.14

Update

Last updated

 : 2022.07.19

Writer

Takayoshi Nakamaru

Manual production consultant, MBA

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Takayoshi Nakamaru

Nakamaru is a manual production consultant at FINTECS, a company that specializes in creating manuals for their clients.
With a wide range of experience from fintech to entertainment, he presents what user-friendly manuals should be like.
He works with numerous large corporations as an external manual production project manager.

【Business information】
http://www.fintecs.co.jp/profile/

Supervisor

Akira Takagi

Systems engineer, MetaTrader administrator

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Akira Takagi

After graduating from Computer Science at the Uninove, Brazil, in 2014, he has worked on various systems development projects.
He participated as a developer in the launch of forex services in 2019. Since then, he has also been involved in the development of MetaTrader plugins and APIs. He is certified by MetaQuotes as a MetaTrader5 Administrator and active in consulting and advisory as well.

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