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New All In One Gap Scan + Columns

Today I’ve released updated versions of the All-In-One Gap Scan and the % and $ Gap Columns.

The improvements to the columns were just to fix a small error I found. But for the scan, several big improvements have been implemented …

  1. Choose both min/max gap % size
  2. Choose both min/max gap $ size
  3. Choose whether you only want to scan for gaps that haven’t filled yet
  4. Choose whether the gap needs to be “significant” — i.e., gapping above the prior high, or below the prior low (completely outside the range of the prior day’s candle)
  5. Choose whether the gap needs to be a “pro” or “tier 1” or “shock” gap — i.e., gapping over a prior day red candle, or gapping under a prior day green candle, adding “shock value” to the gap

This single all-in-one scan works during the extended hours / premarket / aftermarket, and continues working as the regular trading hours begin, so you only need to use one scan all day long.

The other change is that the $ and % values are now all calculated from the prior close instead of the high/low, just for consistency, and whether the gap is over/under the prior day’s candle is specified as a separate criterion in settings, which can be turned on/off at will. This will help keep things consistent and logical no matter what type of trading you do.

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How To Install Indicators, Scans, & Custom Columns in ThinkOrSwim

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This video describes how to install custom indicators, scans, and quote columns into ThinkOrSwim, either with shared item links, or with the actual code, or with STUDY.ts files.

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How to Build Your First Stock Hacker Scan in ThinkOrSwim – Complete Trader Tutorial

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This thinkorswim tutorial will show you how to use the think or swim stock hacker scanner.

It covers everything from choosing which universe of symbols to scan in, how to use the “intersect” feature, how to save, share, and load custom scans, how to add and remove filters for fundamental data, basic quote information like volume and price, option-related info, and custom chart studies as well.

This Think-Or-Swim tutorial teaches you how to use the Condition Wizard to build a custom study filter, and takes you through the beginning concepts of using the ThinkScript editor to actually code your own scan logic as well.

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