R, Excel, and the Windows clipboard

The Windows version of R has functions for reading from and writing to the clipboard. These can be used to move data back and forth between R and Windows applications such as Excel. However, there are a few gotchas. See the following link for details.

Moving data between R and Excel via the clipboard

3 thoughts on “R, Excel, and the Windows clipboard

  1. Thanks! I need to check that out. Maybe the clipboard functions would still be useful for working with programs other than Excel.

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