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maximilian.kamner avatar image
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EIKON API Calls (Count)

A prospect is asking on How do we count calls ?

1. If using the eikon api r package make the following request (from the manual) fields = list(TR_Field('tr.revenue'),TR_Field('tr.open',NULL,'asc',1),TR_Field('TR.GrossProfit',list('Scale'=6, 'Curn'='EUR'),'asc',0)) > data_frame = get_data(list("IBM","MSFT.O"),fields)

1.a Have I understood it correctly that the following call will count as 1 call as long as it is below 10.000 data points

1.b.Have I understood it correctly that a data point would best be considered as what you would normally fit in one cell in Microsoft excel? Meaning that updating the attached excel sheet would take 15 api calls?

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@maximilian.kamner

The Eikon Data API usage and lists are explained in this guideline.

From my finding, it uses one request message to run this code.

fields = list(TR_Field('tr.revenue'),TR_Field('tr.open',NULL,'asc',1),TR_Field('TR.GrossProfit',list('Scale'=6, 'Curn'='EUR'),'asc',0)) 
data_frame = get_data(list("IBM","MSFT.O"),fields)

Therefore, it should be counted as one request.

Refer to the guideline, "A datapoint is a 'cell', or a unique field value for a unique instrument on a unique timestamp." From this definition, a datapoint can be fit in one cell in Microsoft excel.

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Hi @maximilian.kamner

I think you download the Eikon R package from github?

You have to raise your question to the Eikon R package contributor.

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