Re: [R] Reading microsoft .xls format and openoffice OpenDocument files

From: Ajay Shah <>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 21:33:35 +0530

> 1: Why not try the XLSReadWrite package that can do it natively without
> using Perl to convert to CSV first?

I looked at the package (it's but it's windows only. So no joy yet.

> 2: There seems to be an Ooo extension that sounds similar to R-Excel
> (connecting R to Calc). Not sure if that helps you any though.

I wasn't able to locate this. Could you please describe this further?

Ajay Shah                                               
<*(:-? - wizard who doesn't know the answer.

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