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get

Retrieve properties of FactSet connection object

Syntax

value = get(Connect, 'PropertyName')
value = get(Connect)

Arguments

Connect

FactSet® connection object created with the factset function.

PropertyName

(Optional) A MATLAB® character vector or cell array of character vectors containing property names. Property names are:

  • user

  • serial

  • password

  • cid

Description

value = get(Connect, 'PropertyName') returns the value of the specified properties for the FactSet connection object.

value = get(Connect) returns a MATLAB structure where each field name is the name of a property of Connect, and each field contains the value of that property.

Examples

Establish a connection to FactSet data:

Connect = factset('Fast_User','1234','Fast_Pass','userid')

Retrieve the connection property value:

h = get(Connect)
h=
       user: 'Fast_User'
     serial: '1234'
   password: 'Fast_Pass'
        cid: 'userid'

Retrieve the value of the connection's user property:

get(Connect, 'user')
ans =  
Fast_User
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