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 Scans Beginner to Advanced 38

Complete coverage of all the latest tools and gadgets available for Thinkorswim scans The Thinkorswim platform has an extremely robust set of useful tools and gadgets. However for even the most tech savvy, seasoned user the available options can be completely overwhelming. Thinkorswim Scans Beginner to Advanced is designed to get you fully up to […]

Condition Wizard

Thinkorswim Condition Wizard 51

Build Custom Scans, Alerts and Chart Studies Using Thinkorswim Condition Wizard Wouldn’t you love to be able to create highly complex scans, alerts and chart studies? Frustrated from spending endless hours trying to learn how to write code? In this video, I show you how to use the Thinkorswim Condition Wizard to build highly complex […]

Thinkorswim Scan Volume Profile 28

This video shows you how to run a custom scan using Volume Profile to identify 4 separate signals commonly used by Profile traders. Both long a short signals are included. This scan projects the Volume Profile from the prior period into the current one. It then uses the Value Area to locate tradable opportunities commonly used by Profile traders.

Thinkorswim Scan Volume Profile

Thinkorswim Scan SLM Ribbon

Thinkorswim Scan SLM Ribbons 25

An indicator presented on TastyTrade and written by Slim of Prompted by a viewer’s request, this video demonstrates how to use the momentum portion of the SLM Ribbons study as a filter for long and short entries. Free custom study included in the link below. This video will show you how to use the SLM Ribbons momentum in a custom scan.

Thinkorswim MTF MACD Scan 20

This is just a quick article (no video). I received several requests from viewers to demonstrate how to create a custom scan based on the Multi Time-Frame MACD indicator. This MTF MACD indicator is available free via the link embedded in the video located HERE, in a post called Thinkorswim MTF MACD Indicator. You will not need the indicator to build this scan, but be sure to go get it so you can plot it on your charts.

Thinkorswim MTF MACD Indicator