Searching the list of variables in the data table a user specifies.
It returns variable names and requires an API key.
You can also look up a particular word of variabla names such as "day", "month", or "src" so that you can find whether or not a specified data table has the certain variables you need.
The API key can be obtained after submitting the form in the UTD event data sign-up website (http://eventdata.utdallas.edu/signup). Please follow the direction in the UTD sign-up webpage.
You can also use this function through the reference class,
Please find the help document of the
Table() function for more details of its usage.
an API key from the developer at UTD
a specific data table a user wants to explore its variables
a look-up word for a particular variable name you need
A list of variable names of the specified data table
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# when searching the variables in Phoenix_RT tableVar(api_key="...", table="phoenix_rt") # when searhing the variable which includes the word of "tar" in ICEWS tableVar(api_key="...", table="icews", lword="tar") # a simple way of applying an API key k <- "api_key" tableVar(k, table="phoeni_rt") tableVar(k, table="icews", lword="tar")
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