Search for matching data fields

Description

This function searches for matching Bloomberg data fields given a search term.

Usage

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fieldSearch(searchterm, excludeterm = "Static", con = defaultConnection())

Arguments

searchterm

A string with the term to search for

excludeterm

A string with an expression for matches to excludes, defaults to “Static”

con

A connection object as created by a blpConnect call, and retrieved via the internal function defaultConnection.

Value

A data.frame with three columns of the id, mnenemonic and description of each match.

Author(s)

Dirk Eddelbuettel

Examples

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## Not run: 
  head(fieldSearch("vwap"), 20)

## End(Not run)