[R-SIG-Finance] RBloomberg: Error in process.result(result, "first.column")

Scott.Lyden at instinet.com Scott.Lyden at instinet.com
Tue Jan 10 22:56:27 CET 2012

Hi, folks.

First,  I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the many people on this
list who have contributed so much to R.

I've been using RBloomberg happily for a few weeks now. Today, with no
change in my environment that I'm aware of, I've encountered a strange

The following self-contained example reproduces the error at will in my
environment ...

# works ...
bar(conn, "TD CN Equity", "BID", paste(d81,sTime), paste(d81,eTime),
# change date ...
# Error in process.result(result, "first.column") : subscript out of
bounds ...
bar(conn, "TD CN Equity", "BID", paste(d81,sTime), paste(d81,eTime),

> sessionInfo()
R version 2.13.1 (2011-07-08)
Platform: x86_64-pc-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)

[1] LC_COLLATE=English_United States.1252  LC_CTYPE=English_United
States.1252    LC_MONETARY=English_United States.1252
[4] LC_NUMERIC=C                           LC_TIME=English_United

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base

other attached packages:
[1] RBloomberg_0.4-150 rJava_0.9-2

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] tools_2.13.1

Any help would be greatly appreciated.



Scott Lyden
Global Trading Research
San Francisco, CA USA

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