[R] Creating an instance of R from MS Access?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jul 31 05:50:59 CEST 2007

On Mon, 30 Jul 2007, D L McArthur wrote:

> Felipe Carrillo <mazatlanmexico <at> yahoo.com> writes:
>> Hi all:
>> Does anyone know if it's at all possible to create a
>> connection to R from MS access? ...
> See function "odbcConnectAccess" in package RODBC.

That is the other way, from R to an Access database.  I think Felipe 
Carrillo is looking for the DCOM interfaces: see


(and also on www.omegahat.org, but I'd not recommend that one for 

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