[R] R integration with Microsoft Powerpoint

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 1 16:15:08 CEST 2005

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.

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