[R] rcom package
erich.neuwirth at univie.ac.at
Tue Mar 9 17:28:30 CET 2010
rcom allows you to access the full object model of any COM server.
The object browser in Excel allows you to investigate Excel's object
model. It also tells you which properties are accessible. There
are a few hundreds of them.
On 3/9/2010 4:35 PM, Albert-Jan Roskam wrote:
> I would like to make a program that reads excel files, and writes the cells of which contents is not a formula to another file. I don't think this is possible with RODBC, but it may be possible with rcom.
> I read the documentation of the rcom package, but I was hoping somebody knows a good web resource for more eleborate info. I tried Googling, but alas (did you know rcom also is a kind of egg incubator? ;-). In particular, I would like to have a list of the possible values for the 'property' argument.
> Thanks in advance!
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