This R package allows users to invoke (D)COM methods and access properties in any (D)COM object that implements the IDispatch interface. This includes applications such as MS Excel, Word and many others. This is a Windows-specific package.
Run the following to install the stable version from CRAN:
or from the Omegahat repository
install.packages("RDCOMClient", repos = "http://www.omegahat.net/R")
Please ask for a binary if there is not one available. Alternatively, you can build the package from source without much difficulty. With Rtools installed, one can build the package from source without the need for any third-party libraries.
From the (Windows) command line
R CMD INSTALL RDCOMClient
or using devtools
Check the full documentation to learn more about the package.