[R] r-package RDCOMClient

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 15:10:37 CEST 2007

I have generally found that both RDCOMClient and rcom do work although
around the time of new R versions one might be ready for it before the other
so try both.

On 10/3/07, Marcin Kopaczynski <marcin.kopaczynski at soundinvest.net> wrote:
> hi,
> i was trying to perform a function from the RDCOMClient package. to make
> it short: i tried to run the example in ?.COM, namely
> e <- COMCreate("Excel.Application")
> books <- e[["Workbooks"]]
> as soon as e[["Workbooks"]] is called, the RGUI crashes. debugging the
> function .COM reveals that somehow the connection between R and the
> external funcions does not work, because the crash happens when
> .Call("R_Invoke", obj, as.character(name), .args, ......) is called.
> however, in the function COMCreate the .statement Call("R_create", name,
> PACKAGE = "RDCOMClient") works.
> it doesnt work with the bloomberg connection, as well. maybe i have to
> install some additional things?
> thx in advance for your help,
> marcin
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