I am currently collecting way points of our vessels using Eikon via Excel with the function:
Is there a way to get this data via API ? I tried RFA and Eikon Desktop Data .NET API, but these types of RICs and FIDs are apparently not supported. Would the DEX2 COM API provide that functionality ? Any other recommendation ? Thanks for any hint !
Yes, you can use DEX2 COM API to retrieve the data. The Fundamental and Reference Data example is available at https://developers.thomsonreuters.com/eikon-com/eikon-desktop-data-api/downloads. To run the example, please follow steps in ReadMeFirst.txt.
The result is:
For a tutorial, please refer to Tutorial 3 - Fundamental and Reference Data.