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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: (Note: There is a maximum of 40 symbols allowed in the list)

Step 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”

Step 2: Once the “Symbols” window opens please do the following:

  1. Press the “+” to expand the sections until you find the pair you would like
  2. Press the pair that you would like to highlight it in blue
  3. Press the “Show” button to show the symbol. (To hide a symbol please press the “Hide” button)

Step 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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