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Determine Bloomberg connection V3


v = isconnection(c)



v = isconnection(c) returns true if c is a valid Bloomberg® V3 connection and false otherwise.


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Create the Bloomberg connection.

c = blp;

Alternatively, you can connect to the Bloomberg Server using blpsrv or Bloomberg B-PIPE® using bpipe.

Validate the Bloomberg connection.

v = isconnection(c)
v =


v returns true showing that the Bloomberg connection is valid.

Close the Bloomberg connection.


Input Arguments

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Bloomberg connection, specified as a connection object created using blp, blpsrv, or bpipe.

Output Arguments

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Valid Bloomberg connection, returned as a logical true, 1, or a logical false, 0.

Introduced in R2010b

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