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How do I use Eikon: Installing Datastream

Part 1

Start up Eikon and wait for the automatic script to log you into the database. See the instructions here. 


Part 2

Go to Windows Taskbar > Start > All Programs > "Thomson Reuters" folder > Thomson Reuters Eikon Microsoft Excel

Wait for Excel to start.

In Excel, go to the Thomson Reuters tab > Options


From the Options pop up, go to Apps section and Enable Datastream:


Wait for the Add-In to be installed.

When “Restart Required” appears on the button, restart MS Excel (not the computer):


Part 3:

After restarting Excel, you should see the "Thomson Reuters Datastream" tab appear:

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