TimeSeriesToLowerFrequencyMethod {MacrobondAPI} | R Documentation |

## To lower frequency methods

### Description

A list of named values that determines the method for converting a series to a lower frequency.

### Format

The list contains named objects of type `TimeSeriesToLowerFrequencyMethodClass`

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### Details

The conversion method for converting to a lower frequency is used when making a unified series request and is a property of `SeriesExpression`

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- Auto
Determine the method based on the series classification

- Last
Use the time periods that are available in all series.

- First
Use the first value of the time period

- Flow
Aggregate the values of the time period

- PercentageChange
Aggregate the percentage change over the period

- Highest
Use the highest value in the time period

- Lowest
Use the lowest value of the time period

- Average
Use the average value of the period

### See Also

`SeriesExpression`

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`setToLowerFrequencyMethod`

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`getToLowerFrequencyMethod`

### Examples

# Convert the monthly series "uscpi" to quarterly frequency using the average value of the period
seriesRequest <- CreateUnifiedTimeSeriesRequest()
setFrequency(seriesRequest, "Quarterly")
reqExp <- addSeries(seriesRequest, "uscpi")
setToLowerFrequencyMethod(reqExp, "Average")
seriesCpi <- FetchTimeSeries(seriesRequest)[[1]]

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