Free text searches & the Datastream Navigator

The Navigator is a tool from Datastream that you use to find the series that you need data on. A recent change in the Navigator is to be found in the Free text search screen: the black bar below the Data type category selection tool now allows you do some things easier. Below you see an example screen of the new Navigator look:

The Explore option is now available in the black bar. This option is, for instance, handy if you are lookig for certain economics or commodity items and do not know exactly what is available. You can also use it when you have done a search and the  browse through the available series.


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