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Open the new order window

On MetaTrader4 (MT4) / MetaTrader5 (MT5), you can place a new order from the new order window. You can access the new order window from the toolbar, menu, chart, Market Watch, or a keyboard shortcut.

Here we will look at these five ways to open the new order window on MT4/MT5.

Switch between MT4/MT5 tabs to check the steps for each.

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Step 1

Open the new order window from the toolbar

Click "New Order" in the toolbar.

Open the new order window from the toolbar Open the new order window from the toolbar

Open the new order window from the menu

Click "Tools" in the menu and select "New Order".

Open the new order window from Tools Open the new order window from Tools

Open the new order window on the chart

Right-click on the chart and hover the pointer over "Trading". Select "New Order".

Open the new order window on the chart Open the new order window on the chart

Open the new order window from the Market Watch

Double-click the symbol to trade in the Market Watch.

Open the new order window from the toolbar Open the new order window from the toolbar

Or right-click on the symbol to trade and select "New Order".

Open the new order window by right-clicking on the Market Watch Open the new order window by right-clicking on the Market Watch

Open the new order window with a shortcut key

Press "F9", a function key on your keyboard.

Open the new order window with a shortcut key Open the new order window with a shortcut key

Step 2

The new order window will be displayed.

MT4 new order window MT4 new order window

Step 1

Open the new order window from the toolbar

Click "New Order" in the toolbar.

Click New Order in the toolbar Click New Order in the toolbar

Open the new order window from the menu

Click "Tools" in the menu and select "New Order".

Click New Order Click New Order

Open the new order window on the chart

Right-click on the chart and hover the pointer over "Trading". Select "New Order".

Click New Order Click New Order

Open the new order window from the Market Watch

Double-click the symbol to trade in the Market Watch.

Double-click the symbol to trade in the Market Watch Double-click the symbol to trade in the Market Watch

Or right-click on the symbol to trade and select "New Order".

Right-click on the symbol to trade and select New Order Right-click on the symbol to trade and select New Order

Open the new order window with a shortcut key

Press "F9", a function key on your keyboard.

Open the new order window with a shortcut key Open the new order window with a shortcut key

Step 2

The new order window will be displayed.

The new order window will be displayed The new order window will be displayed

Date

Created

 : 2022.08.10

Update

Last updated

 : 2022.10.18

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.

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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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