[R] excel/r interface

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Nov 14 22:09:44 CET 2004

On Sun, 14 Nov 2004, Andreas Betz wrote:

> I am quite new to R and for preofessional reasons I was interested in 
> the R/excel interface by Baier and Neuwirth. After setup I see the 
> Rexcel and the Rhelp on the Menu bar of Microsoft Excel XP. However, 
> after putting the formula =RApply("pchisqr", 30, 1) Excel returns the 
> message "could not start Rserver". Any suggestions how to fix this. How 
> do run this application in R.

Please ask such questions on their mailing list, not the R one.  See


for where.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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