[R] Reading Excel files from within R.

Alexandre Fayolle Alexandre.Fayolle at logilab.fr
Thu Jan 11 09:34:17 CET 2001

On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Yves Gauvreau wrote:

> Maybe a much simpler approach would be to use a vbscript | jscript |
> perl-script. Any of these is Ole aware and you could write an R function to
> run your script which would extract the data you want, put it in a file that
> R can read back. That is the quickest and easiest expedient you could use to
> control everything from R.

I heard that R was Python-aware. Python on windows has some COM modules
that could be used to do just that without changing R. 

Alexandre Fayolle
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