[R-SIG-Finance] Problem with RBloomberg (not the usual one)
sergeyg at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 09:53:30 CET 2009
Hello, again, everyone
I went through the code and narrowed down the problem
COMCreate("Bloomberg.Data.1") which then calls getCOMInstance does not
"Fehler: Invalid class string"
What is this problem???
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 09:16, Sergey Goriatchev <sergeyg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, everyone!
> I have a problem with RBloomberg and this is not the usual "no
> administrator rights" problem.
> I have R 2.7.2, RBloomberg 0.1-10, RDCOMclient 0.92-0
> RDCOMClient, chron, zoo, stats: these packages load OK.
> Then, trying to connect, I get following error message:
> conn <- blpConnect(show.days="week", na.action="previous.days",
> Warning messages:
> 1: In getCOMInstance(name, force = TRUE, silent = TRUE) :
> Couldn't get clsid from the string
> 2: In blpConnect(show.days = "week", na.action = "previous.days",
> periodicity = "daily") :
> Seems like this is not a Bloomberg Workstation: Error : Invalid class string
> Anyone encountered this problem?
> What is wrong and how can I solve it?
> Online, I found just one instance of this problem discussed, and it
> was in Chinese:
> Thank you for your help!
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