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TOS Tutorial: My Tools Bar

October 5, 2016

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Guest Coach Brad May pulled together this how-to video about setting up a Tools Bar on Thinkorswim for you. You can give it a watch below:


Brad May PhotoBrad May started his trading journey in 2012 as a Rich Dad student and is currently generating weekly Scouting Reports for Tackle Trading. The core of Brad’s trading style consists of option strategies along with technical and analytical analysis. His knack for programming has enabled him to code several unique indicators, primarily focused on Vega trading around earnings events, using the Think or Swim trading platform.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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10 Replies to “TOS Tutorial: My Tools Bar”

  1. Kody Potter Kody Potter says:

    Every little bit helps with learning more about TOS. Thanks Brad.

  2. Brad May Brad May says:

    You are welcome, my friend. Glad it helps.

  3. CHERYLGILMARTIN says:

    Thanks Brad very helpful.

  4. rolandc rolandc says:

    Thanks Brad this helps out a lot!

  5. Great video, Brad. You’re layout is inspiring. I was playing around with this feature, but can’t seem to figure out how to save Seasonality as a button. I can get seasonality up as a chart type, but then studies are disabled. Is there some kind of voodoo to save it as a button in the toolbar? Thanks for the help.

  6. Actually, I found it! If Seasonality is saved as a style set, it is then selectable under my tools. Thanks again for the tip. This will definitely help speed up some of my process.

  7. CHRISTYCAIN says:

    Thanks Brad, very helpful I was trying to see if I could add quick keys to drawing tools, but this is going to work just as well. Appreciate the help!

  8. Brad May Brad May says:

    Brandon, I did the same thing for seasonality. Save it as a style set. The one thing you have to watch out for is the need for a different button that has a chart type style because if you are on seasonality and try to change to just a different study set nothing will happen as it will still be on the seasonality style. Hope that makes sense.

  9. ScottMills ScottMills says:

    Very Cool. Thanks Brad!

  10. IreneMar IreneMar says:

    ok, ok. ok. This is exactly what I needed to get me started. Thank You! Every time I go to the TOS platform I get lost. Yes, I looked at some of the tutorials and then…lost them.
    I had to rewind several times to make sure I had the little symbols, but I do now. More ready to implement the practice with the theory now. Like the little engine here I go…I think I can…

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