[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Coupling of Octave with Open Office

From: Søren Hauberg
Subject: Re: Coupling of Octave with Open Office
Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 19:09:38 +0100


Sounds like an interesting project.

son, 08 03 2009 kl. 04:11 -0700, skrev Horst Salzwedel:
> For this integration we only had to add a few functions to Octave to support
> the Open Document standard and replaced to input function of octave.

Does that mean you have functions that allow you to read spreadsheet
data into Octave?

I while back there was a discussion on this list about creating an
interface for Octave that external applications could use. The main
focus was on having an API that external editors could use. I have some
code for using D-BUS to communicate with Octave from external
applications. Perhaps such an interface is all you would need?

> Integrating Octave into OpenOffice would make it instantly available to the
> 260 Million users of OpenOffice.

Are you talking about creating a plugin for OpenOffice.org that contains
Octave, or are you pushing to see Octave integrated into the 'core' of

It might be worth mentioning that the spreadsheet 'gnumeric' is
embedding R. That way they didn't have to do a lot of the statistical
stuff themselves. Perhaps they have some relevant experiences?


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]