Draw Grid Indicator for MetaTrader

Draw Grid indicator is a very cool tool that will help you to draw a grid on your MetaTrader 4 chart.

Although grid systems are quite popular, MetaTrader 4 doesn't offer a function to create a grid with set intervals, so you can download one here.

Grid Systems

As a trader, you have probably read about grid systems. They are popular in the Forex market. Here we won't go too much into details but a short introduction is due.

Grid systems usually involve drawing a grid of horizontal lines representing buy and sell levels.

All the levels are placed at the same pip distance from each other, and money management plays a key role in managing the risk.

Grid systems are also commonly used together with round numbers, usually multiples of 50-100 pips.

What Is Draw Grid Indicator for MT4?

Draw Grid is a simple indicator developed for MetaTrader 4 that allows you to create a grid of horizontal lines on the chart.

The grid indicator doesn't trade by itself as it is not an expert advisor. However, it can be useful to perform chart and price analysis.

Often, once you draw a grid, you can see how levels of support and resistance are very close to the levels you set.

In other cases, you can look for these levels by drawing grids of different distances.

If, for example, you draw a grid using a leg (or a step) of 50-100 pips, you see how these levels are like magnet with the price. Usually, representing support and resistance levels.

You can play with the pip distance or leg and study the results.

Features of Draw Grid MT4 Indicator

Draw Grid is a very simple indicator with only a few parameters. With this indicator you can:

  • Draw a grid of horizontal lines.
  • Set the range, start, and end price.
  • Configure the main leg, which is the distance between lines.
  • Set the secondary leg, another distance for farther lines.
  • Quickly remove the grid.

Draw a Grid of Horizontal Lines

Draw Grid will automatically draw horizontal lines considering the selected values.

MT4 Draw Grid - Simple Grid

Set the Range

You can set a starting and finishing price, so that the grid exists only in between these prices.

Set the Main Leg

You can set the distance between the lines of the primary grid.

Set the Secondary Leg

If you want you can also set the distance between the lines for a secondary grid.

MT4 Draw Grid - Main and Secondary Grids

Quickly Remove the Grid

You can remove the grid with just one click when you don't need it anymore.

MT4 Draw Grid Indicator Buttons Explained

How Can Grid Be Useful?

Grid on MT4 charts can help in a few situations — the most common are:

  • Grid systems
  • Round number strategies

Grid systems involve placing orders at regular intervals of price.

Round numbers also involve some actions at regular intervals of price.

When evaluating these strategies it is useful to have a visual representation on chart of the different levels of price.

MT4 Draw Grid indicator allows you to create a grid of horizontal lines on chart with only a few parameters.

MT4 Draw Grid Indicator Interface

Download Draw Grid Indicator

➥ Download MQLTA MT4 Draw Grid

MT4 Draw Grid Indicator Installation

To install MT4 Draw Grid indicator, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the indicator archive file.
  2. Open the MetaTrader 4 data folder (via File→Open Data Folder).
  3. Open the MQL4 Folder.
  4. Copy all the folders from the archive directly to the MQL4 folder.
  5. Restart MetaTrader 4 or refresh the indicators list by right-clicking the Navigator subwindow of the platform and choosing Refresh.

If you are having trouble following this installation instruction, you can read our guide to MetaTrader product installation.

You can open a trading account with any of the MT4 Forex brokers to freely use the presented here indicator for MetaTrader 4.

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