[Rd] overflow in RExcel (PR#7368)

ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 14 17:08:11 CET 2004

This is a bug report on RExcel, which is not a product of the R project 
whose bug repository you have misused.

Please do read the R FAQ and the RExcel information find out where to 
report such bugs.

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 isto.aho at kolumbus.fi wrote:

> Full_Name: Isto Aho
> Version: 2.0.0
> OS: Windows XP
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Hi,
> The bug can be reproduced as follows.  Install R 2.0.0 and RExcel.
> Take an excel sheet having 65000 rows and 11 columns, integer values.
> Give the 'context' command 'put R val' for the large enough selection
> of rows.  (I didn't check, how many are needed, but it seems that
> 10000 rows will suffice.)
> When trying to 'Get R val', there will be an error. (If there are too
> much rows, RExcel will just hang.)
> Some of the VBA routines seemed to have integer indeces.  Could this
> be the source of problems?
> I would need this on next week (by wednesday 17.11.2004), but I'm
> afraid that it is impossible to get this fixed in this short time.
> (I don't know how to do this myself and don't have enough time
> to learn.)
> In any case, for future use, it would be nice to be able to use
> matrices having 65000 rows with RExcel.
> Best wishes, Isto
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