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How can I export historical chart data from Thinkorswim into Excel or some other file type.
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I have a setup that works but I don't have the willpower to execute. Is there a way to have the trades execute automatically based on a set of rules?
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I have several different layouts I use depending on the time of day and which setups I am trading. Is there a quick and easy way to save these layouts so I can easily switch between them?
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I can't get my chart based alerts to send text/email notifications. Is there a way to convert my chart study into an alert on Thinkorswim that will send text/email notifications?
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How can I analyze my trading setups to find out how profitable they are, or how much capital I need to trade a given list of stocks?
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  I would like to know if it's possible in Thinkorswim to create an indicator that uses more than one time frame.
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On the Trade Tab > Options Time & Sales Tab...Can you confirm what the color codes indicate?  For example, if a transaction quantity is highlighted IN RED (Calls or Puts) does this mean they were sold? And vice versa, if they are highlighted G...
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Occasionally we receive questions from viewers seeking assistance in downloading and importing our indicators into Thinkorswim. In almost all cases the viewer is expecting to download and open a plain text file, then copy/paste the code into a new st...
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I'm tired of always recreating the same charts. Is there any way to save my chart layouts so I can quickly switch from one style to another?
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I have watchlists in another platform. I can export them into a spreadsheet but how do I import the spreadsheet into a Thinkorswim watchlist?