[R-SIG-Mac] Office integration

Thomas Adams tadams1 at cinci.rr.com
Fri Jun 6 15:06:26 CEST 2008


I would suggest getting iWork for $79 (http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_mac/software?mco=MTE2ODk 
) from Apple, which includes Pages, Numbers, & Keynote (wordprocessor,  
spreadsheet, presentation software, respectively). They are fully  
compatible with MS Office products. I have had no problem going  
between the Apple products and MS. For instance, one can directly open  
MS-Word docs in Pages and save directly to MS-Word. I work in a PC/WS- 
Windows environment and have not experienced any problems of  


On Jun 5, 2008, at 11:24 AM, Adam Kleczkowski wrote:

> Having just switched over from Windows to Mac, I am struggling with  
> incorporating pictures generated by R into MSOffice documents. A  
> quick read through archives and google suggests that this is almost  
> hopeless for MS Word 2004 (any input is bitmapped). What is the  
> current situation with MS Office 2008?
> I am using R and Word in Windows under Parallels at the moment, but  
> would like to switch fully to Mac soon.
> Many thanks,
> Adam
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