Frequently Asked Questions (44)

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This has been a recurring problem for me the past couple of weeks, and has me at my wit’s end. When I enter a symbol, I get a screen that says “waiting for data”, and it takes a LOOOONG time to pull up the chart, sometimes over a minute. I have spoke...
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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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A YouTube viewer asks: how to calculate or where i can get the data/info for market profile value areas and poc , lvn and hvn for TOS  
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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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A viewer asks: I use TTM_ScalperAlert as my trigger point to get in an out of a trade. Is it possible to add sound to this alert? If so, can you show me what I need to do?
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A viewer asks: Hi Pete, I see you are doing some indicators now on TradeStation.  How are you liking their platform compared to TOS (Think or Swim)?
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I've got this awesome new strategy and I'm ready to start looking for live setups. How can I convert my Strategy in Thinkorswim into a custom scan?
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One of our viewers submitted this as a project request: Hello, I have enjoyed watching the videos you posted to youtube. I was wondering if there is a way you can write a script for Tinkorswim to have a point and figure chart like is seen at stockcha...
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I would like to learn how to build a custom scan that uses Hourly, Daily and Weekly time frames. Or if you can show how to make it flexible enough to handle other time frames that would be great.
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Hi Pete - I know how to share charts and flexible grids in TOS. Is it possible to share a full customized "workspace" that includes custom watchlists and selected gadgets. I'm trying to get a few friends set up on the platform and want to send them m...