Create a new Excel Instance

Description

Start a new instance of Excel and return its handle. This is needed to address XL afterwards.

Usage

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GetNewXL(visible = TRUE)

Arguments

visible

logical, should Excel made visible? Defaults to TRUE.

Details

Here's a list of some frequently used commands.
Let's assume:

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xl <- GetNewXL()
workbooks xl$workbooks()$count()
quit excel xl$quit()

Author(s)

Andri Signorell <andri@signorell.net>

See Also

XLView, XLGetRange, XLGetWorkbook

Examples

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## Not run:  # Windows-specific example
# get a handle to a new excel instance
xl <- GetNewXL()

## End(Not run)

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