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How do I add and hide symbols in MetaTrader 4?

If you need to add or hide symbols from the MarketWatch window please follow the following steps: (Please note: There is a maximum of 40 symbols allowed in the list)

  1. Please right click in the empty space below the last currency pair in the window.
    • Once the menu comes up, please click on “Symbols”
  2. Once the “Symbols” window opens please do the following:
    • Press the “+” to expand the sections until you find the pair you would like
    • Press the pair that you would like to highlight it in blue
    • Press the “Show” button to show the symbol. (To hide a symbol please press the “Hide” button)
  3. Once you have finished showing and hiding symbols please press “Close” at the bottom of the “Symbols” window

Please Note:

  • Symbols that are currently hidden will have a grey square next to them.
  • Symbols that are currently shown will have a gold square next to them

FXCM Technical Support Video TutorialMetaTrader 4: Add & Hide Symbols (01:42)

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