Thinkorswim Scan Tutorials

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Tutorial Videos for Thinkorswim Scans

A collection of videos and articles providing instruction on how to build and modify custom Thinkorswim Scans. You are encouraged to use the left side-menu to navigate among topics that interest you. (view as desktop for best experience) The left side-menu will help you keep track of where you are, and which content you have already viewed.

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Listed below you will find all the videos and articles included in the TOS Scans category.


Thinkorswim Scan TTM Trend 2

Are you using the TTM Trend indicator in your trades? Would you like to build a custom scan based on the TTM Trend? You don’t need access to the source code, this video shows you how. And you don’t even need to know how to write code. Because we provide the custom code for you via the link below.

Thinkorswim Scan TTM Trend

Thinkorswim Scan TTM Squeeze Histogram

Thinkorswim Scan TTM Squeeze Histogram 6

Learn how to build custom stock scans and spend less time reviewing charts. This video shows that you don’t need access to the source code to write a customized scan for a licensed indicator on the Thinkorswim platform. In this video, Thinkorswim Scan TTM Squeeze Histogram, you will learn how to build and run a custom scan. You will receive a free custom scan indicator via clicking the link below. This indicator is actually four different scans built into one. This video shows how to select which of the four scans to run.


Thinkorswim Scan MACD RSI Squeeze 10

Free custom indicator included, and linked below. One of our viewers contacted us via Facebook page asking for help with a custom scan on the Thinkorswim trading platform. The request was to demonstrate how to combine three indicators into a single scan. The specified indicators are the standard MACD, and RSI along with the *TTM Squeeze©.

Thinkorswim Scan MACD RSI Squeeze

Thinkorswim Custom Scan Stochastic MACD

Thinkorswim Custom Scan Stochastic MACD 2

Have you ever wished you could take your favorite setup and convert it to a custom scan? Wouldn’t it be great to just press the scan button and instantly have a list of qualified charts to review? In this video, you learn how to convert the logic of your setup into a custom scan on the Thinkorswim platform. You’ll have to work with a little bit of scripting language.