[IronPython] Embedding Python in MS-Office

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Wed Nov 11 18:46:17 CET 2009

You'd have to write an add-in for office that hosted the .NET runtime and
provided a hosting API that IP could interact with. I don't think this would
be a small undertaking.


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:12 PM, Joshua Kramer <josh at globalherald.net>wrote:

> Hello,
> Does anyone have examples handy of how you might embed an IronPython script
> in MSO?
> For example, you might have a menu item that, when you select it, uses
> Python to aggregate data from outside sources and insert the data into a
> Word document or Excel cells.
> My end goal here is to make an abstraction library so that if you write an
> Office script, the same script can be used unmodified on MS-Office or
> OpenOffice.  I've done scripts like this for OpenOffice but not MSO.
> Cheers,
> -JK
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