[R-SIG-Finance] Help with getSymbols from csv data file

Jim Green student.northwestern at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 22:21:05 CEST 2012

On 27 January 2012 20:58, Joshua Ulrich <josh.m.ulrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jun,
> Specifying the date format via setSymbolLookup fixes it.  I'm not sure
> if there is a more general solution.
> setSymbolLookup(test=list(src="csv",format="%Y-%m-%d"))
> getSymbols('test',src='csv')

I had the same problem,

it seems to be to make more sense if I can set the format via

having to set set the setSymbolLookup for each symbol is too much.


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