[Mono-list] Re: Mono and MS Office suite

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Mon Oct 17 07:33:59 EDT 2005

Hi Vincent,

> I need to write an application interacting with MS Office (creation of Excel 
> charts, running macros from my app, ...).
> Is it implemented in Mono, is it planned to be, or should I better use another 
> language/framework (Java, .Net ?) ?

Because Mono doesn't support COM-interop, you won't be able to access
MS Office objects.

For that part of your project you should use .NET, which supports
COM quite well.

There are also some native COM wrappers for Java available, but I
cannot tell you how good they are.


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