R/xlcEdit.R

Defines functions xlcEdit

Documented in xlcEdit

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# Function for editing R data.frames in an Excel editor (e.g. MS Excel)
# 
# Author: Martin Studer, Mirai Solutions GmbH
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xlcEdit <- function(obj, pos = globalenv(), ext = ".xlsx") {
	tmp = tempfile(fileext = ext)
	on.exit(try(unlink(tmp)))
	xlcDump(deparse(substitute(obj)), file = tmp, pos = pos)
	cmd = switch(Sys.info()["sysname"],
		Windows	= 'cmd /C start /WAIT %s',
		Darwin = 'open -W -F %s',
		# Linux	= 'xdg-open %s',
		stop("xlcEdit is currently not supported on your system!")
	)
	system(sprintf(cmd, tmp), wait = TRUE)
	invisible(xlcRestore(file = tmp, overwrite = TRUE, pos = pos))
}

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