Scan but sort by time when criteria was met?

jimothy

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I’d like to set up a scanner that looks for fast moves

example, a scan that has traded 100,000 volume today, that has moved 50 cents, in the last 5 minutes

then i want to be able to sort the list of results based on which stock has most recently moved those 50 cents in the last 5 minutes

I can obviously do the movement aspect of things, but i dont know how to narrow time or even sort by time (if i removed the last 5 minutes and just wanted to sort by time that criteria is met)
 

BenTen

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Change the timeframe to 5m.

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HighBredCloud

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There is no timestamp feature that I know of in TOS...and this is what kills majority of the stocks that meet the criteria of the scanner as you can never identify them in time when such a criteria is met as it just randomly gets dropped into the watchlist column. I do not know how difficult it would be to make such a time stamp that would allow you to sort based on the time when the criteria was met. This was one of the pluses on Trade Ideas as it gave you a timestamp...I really do think that a timestamp watchlist column would be the best watchlist column for TOS...I just don't know if the platform will allow for coding of such a script or else I am sure that a competent coder would have already made such a script.
 

rad14733

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Hint: Turn off sorting of the scan results and the list will populate from top down as new results are added to the bottom of the list as the scan criteria are met with oldest at the top and newest at the bottom... 💡
 

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