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Re: Problem with Import and/or J/Link

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  • Subject: [mg64958] Re: Problem with Import and/or J/Link
  • From: "John Jowett" <John.Jowett at cern.ch>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 05:14:49 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: CERN - European Laboratory for Particle Physics
  • References: <dubho4$fuq$1@smc.vnet.net> <due8p9$a71$1@smc.vnet.net>
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Brian,

Thanks but, no, that didn't work. The strange thing is that the GetURL 
example notebook for J/Link works. I believe this is an older 
implementation, before the functionality was included in Import.

So, I'm still looking for an answer, if anyone has an idea. I have also 
asked Wolfram support who have made some suggestions but not solved the 
problem yet.

John



<bghiggins at ucdavis.edu> wrote in message news:due8p9$a71$1 at smc.vnet.net...

> John,
> I do not have a Window's machine available at this time. I did try
> Import with the URL ("/http://ichart.finance...."; on my Mac OS X4.5
> with V5.2 and it works.
>
> The error message suggests that there might be a character(s) in the
> URL that needs to be escaped on a Windows machine
>
> Try the simple version of your URL:
>
> Import["http://ichart.finance.yahoo.com/table.csv?s=%5EDJI";, "CSV"]
>
> and see if that works. On my Mac I get
>
> {{"Date", "Open", "High", "Low", "Close", "Volume", "Adj. Close*"},
>   {"3-Mar-06", 11024.23, 11125.01, 10942.99, 11021.59, 2152950016,
> 11021.59},
>   {"2-Mar-06", 11052.57, 11090.91, 10951.71, 11025.51, 2494589952,
> 11025.51}}
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
> 



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