How to save an MT4 screenshot of any chart or full terminal window

In this short tutorial, I’ll explain how to take a screenshot on MT4. By following these simple steps you’ll be able to save an MT4 screenshot or convert any MT4 chart into an image file.

This is very useful when:

  • You want to report a problem with the FxMagnetic MT4 indicator.
  • You want to report a problem with any Expert Advisor or Indicator. Technical support will appreciate the screenshot because in most cases it helps a lot.
  • You want to share your MT4 chart with a friend.
  • You want to post your MT4 chart on the Forex Factory or some other place online.

So let’s begin and create an image of your MT4 terminal.

To save a screenshot of MT4 you need to click the right mouse button anywhere on the chart and choose “Save Picture As…

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A window will appear asking you what type of image you would like to save. Choose “Active workspace” and click OK.

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Additionally, you can select “Post image online in MQL5…” so that your image would be uploaded to MQL5 server and you get a special link. In this case, you can use the link provided to share the image instead of sending the image file.

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The image immediately is uploaded to the MQL5 Charts service and loaded in your web-browser like FireFox or Chrome.

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If you scroll down to the bottom of this web-page you’ll see your comment and also several different ways to share this image.

Also, there’s an option to delete the image.

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