[R] Friendly way to link R - MySQL and non-(R and Mysql) users ?

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 16:27:46 CET 2007

Simplest would be to use the select.list() R command:

xnames <- select.list(colnames(iris))

For a prettier and more functional approach the gWidgets package provides
a layer over a number of lower level packages for creating GUI front
ends in R.

Other R GUI projects are listed here:

On Nov 20, 2007 10:12 AM, Ptit_Bleu <ptit_bleu at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> Thanks to your help, I managed to link R and a Mysql Database, send queries,
> plot the results and put everything in a pdf document (with Sweave).
> My co-workers find the job not bad but they would like to have a friendly
> interface to send queries and see the graphs (the pdf document is not
> necessary).
> Something like this coul be a good starting point :
> ---------------------------------------
> |  Name of the X columns : ___           |
> |  Name of the Y colums   : ___           |
> |  Send query Y/N           : ___           |
> ---------------------------------------
> I read some posts about this topic but all need a server (if I read well).
> I'd just want to use it on a local machine.
> Is there a way to realize such an interface and to link it directly to an
> R-script (which will send the query to MySQL and will plot the result of the
> query) ?
> Thanks for your help,
> Ptit Bleu.
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