Re: [R] R integration with Microsoft Powerpoint

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sat 02 Jul 2005 - 00:15:08 EST

On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, John Sorkin wrote:

> Please allow me an unusual question.
>
> Is there any way that R can be closely integrated with a Microsoft
> Powerpoint presentation? I would like to embed R calculations in
> Powerpoint so that I will start Powerpoint, be prompted to enter some
> parameters, and an R function will run and return values and graphs.

R can be driven by COM, so if Powerpoint supports COM (possibly via VBA) this would be possible. It is likely, as other MS Office applications do.

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