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How do I use Datastream: Help

Guide to the content and features of Datastream

User Guides

For more information, try these user guides provided by Thomson Reuters:

Thomson Reuters Videos

Contact us

If you need assistance with Datastream, please contact

You may also contact Thomson Reuters using this form on their support website.

Trouble using Datastream-AFO?

If you encounter:

  • A problem with the display of the search buttons and options available in the Static and Time Series Request windows, please follow the steps provided here.
  • A "compile error in hidden module" while launching Datastream-AFO, please be advised that, per Thomson Reuters, the issue was caused by the Microsoft Update that was released in April 2012. Please delete the *.exd files on your computer to resolve the issue. Click here for the steps to delete the *.exd files.


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