How to add timestamp in scan results for when scan condition was met?

thinkscript78

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Is there a way to add the timestamp as a column to the scan results when the scan conditions in the scan criteria were successful? There doesn't seem to be such a study/column to add. Please advise if I'm missing it. Thank you.
 
For example, the scan results could have 3 entries but the condition might have met at different times for these 3 entries. One at say 10:15:01, another at 11:23:49 etc. Is there a way to show this timestamp on when the scan condition was met?
 

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For example, the scan results could have 3 entries but the condition might have met at different times for these 3 entries. One at say 10:15:01, another at 11:23:49 etc. Is there a way to show this timestamp on when the scan condition was met?
References to time is not the easiest of tasks using Thinkorswim, main because it was not designed for such tasks in the manners that some members desire... I consider the Date/Time features in Thinkscript as rudimentary at best compared to other programming/scripting languages... As an example, vertical lines can be painted on charts and lower indicators and price is easy to add yet time is more difficult... That same difficulty spans across the entire platform, including custom watchlist columns and scan results... It seems that the fact that something happens is more important that exactly when... So, while it might be possible the associated question is, is the exact time worth the effort and lines of code required... All times are based on milliseconds since the Epoch which then needs to be converted into human readable time manually...

What would be the benefit in knowing...???
 
Thanks, rad14733. I believe it may be the search results that wanted me to have this info as I couldn't tell when the scan condition occurred in the scan results as it was returning a ton of results. Made me think because the condition happened sometime in the past, the result was showing up. But it could be the issue with the main search criteria itself. Thank you.
 

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