ncst_search

ncst_search searches the historical header file, headcst.dat, for a string.

Example

1. WINDOWS
          Compustat Names    
GVKEY PERMNO DNUM CNUM CIC SMBL Company Name Name Range
UNIX
% ncstsearch
Enter Search String: ibm
Compustat Names
GVKEY PERMNO DNUM CNUM CIC SMBL Company Name Name Range
5822 0 6172 449220 003 IBM1 IBM CREDIT CORP 940922-999999
6066 12490 3570 459200 101 IBM INTL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP 940922-960919
6066 12490 3570 459200 101 IBM INTL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP 960919-999999
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