Reuters in ASCII (split from another post)

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Jimmy
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Reuters DataLink

Post by Jimmy » Mon Sep 06, 2004 8:26 am

Is it possible to download data through Reuters DataLink in ASCII format? I'm assuming that if I can download it in ASCII, I will be able to use other charting packages besides MetaStock.

I've emailed their sales department, but I figured I'd get a quicker response from this forum :D .

Thanks in advance.
Jimmy

EDIT: Upon reading my message again, I notice that I've veared from the original purpose of the thread. I apologize. Dan/c.f. - please move this if this becomes too off topic.

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Post by vgs » Wed Sep 08, 2004 1:07 am

Yes, Reuters DataLink provide three formats of data: ASCII(CSV), Metastock, and Excel. Besides, as you can see, many other charting packages such as Amibroker and Wealth-Lab could work with MetaStock format data.

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Post by Jimmy » Wed Sep 08, 2004 10:30 am

Thanks, Vegas. Your reply is very helpful.

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