# Invert chart in Thinkorwim?

#### FlashX999

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Hi thinkscript family,

I am trying to invert a stock chart. I already know that you can simply put a - infront of the symbol to invert it. However, if I connect two charts together I want one chart to show the regular symbol and one chart to show the inverted chart.

Example: chart 1 is connected with chart 2. Chart 1 shows AAPL and chart 2 should show -AAPL automatically without me typing it in.

Is there a way to achieve that with thinkscript?

Thank you!

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Solution
On the second chart, simply change the color/number (just to the right of the ticker window-- links all charts of same color/number), but write the same ticker. That should give you two views of the same ticker (one normal, the other "-"). Give it a try.
i think you left out something, if you write the same symbol in another chart, you will get the same chart.

reread post3, he didn't want to type in a symbol.
......

to make a study to invert a price chart , you could,
turn off the primary candles,
multiply price data by -1, (ohlc)
draw new candles with addchart,
and have a price chart below the 0 line.
..
if you wanted the chart to occupy the same original price range, then,
find the highest and lowest prices on the chart...
Check out the Comparison indicator.

That doesn't solve the problem at hand. Still have to type in every ticker with a - infront.

Oh, I missed the automatic part. In that case, I don't know if it's possible.

Hi thinkscript family,

I am trying to invert a stock chart. I already know that you can simply put a - infront of the symbol to invert it. However, if I connect two charts together I want one chart to show the regular symbol and one chart to show the inverted chart.

Example: chart 1 is connected with chart 2. Chart 1 shows AAPL and chart 2 should show -AAPL automatically without me typing it in.

Is there a way to achieve that with thinkscript?

Thank you!
On the second chart, simply change the color/number (just to the right of the ticker window-- links all charts of same color/number), but write the same ticker. That should give you two views of the same ticker (one normal, the other "-"). Give it a try.

On the second chart, simply change the color/number (just to the right of the ticker window-- links all charts of same color/number), but write the same ticker. That should give you two views of the same ticker (one normal, the other "-"). Give it a try.
i think you left out something, if you write the same symbol in another chart, you will get the same chart.

reread post3, he didn't want to type in a symbol.
......

to make a study to invert a price chart , you could,
turn off the primary candles,
multiply price data by -1, (ohlc)
draw new candles with addchart,
and have a price chart below the 0 line.
..
if you wanted the chart to occupy the same original price range, then,
find the highest and lowest prices on the chart,
find the price range,
calculate a vertical offset to shift the negative chart to a desired location.

...

this will draw an inverted line chart
https://usethinkscript.com/threads/inverted-ema-for-thinkorswim.10243/

Gotcha. I may have misunderstood about the 2nd chart doing it "automatically", right. It doesn't seem like that big of a task to type it in on the second chart, but I guess there's more to what s/he's trying to accomplish.

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