CREATE AUTOMATICALLY UPDATED R CHARTS AND TABLES INSIDE WORD & EXCEL
Decision Science News’ imagination has been recently captured by an innovative product called Inference for R. (R as in the open-source language for statistical computation.) To use it, you simply insert some code into your Microsoft Office documents. The Inference product connects to the R engine on your computer and outputs the results of the computation directly into your Word doc or Excel spreadsheet. It even works for plots, as shown below:
The 2 minute video walk-through is informative. Since most DSN readers are academics, they might be happy to know that there is a free one-year academic license.
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