The Datafeed dialog box establishes the connection with the data server and manages data retrieval. Use this dialog box to connect to and retrieve data from Yahoo!®
To open this dialog box, enter the dftool command in the MATLAB® Command Window.
The Datafeed dialog box has two tabs:
The following figure summarizes how to connect to data servers and retrieve data using the Datafeed dialog box.
When the Connected message appears in the Status field, click the Data tab to begin the process of retrieving data from the data server. For details, see Retrieving Data.
For Bloomberg® data servers, you must also specify the port number and IP address of the server:
To establish a connection to the Bloomberg data server, follow steps 1 through 3 in the previous procedure.
The Data tab lets you retrieve data from the data server as follows:
Click the Default fields button for the default set of data.
Click the All fields button for the full set of data.
The following figure summarizes these steps.