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Mac Office module

by esr (Scribe)
on Apr 08, 2011 at 16:32 UTC ( #898392=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
esr has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I have a running Perl program that interacts with Microsoft Office in Windows using WIN32::OLE. There may be a need to run this in the Mac environment. Is there an equivalent package for the Mac?

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Re: Mac Office module
by MidLifeXis (Monsignor) on Apr 08, 2011 at 16:38 UTC

    Shot in the dark: applescript?

    Update: nope, or perhaps. I guess I need to stop shooting in the dark.

    --MidLifeXis

Re: Mac Office module
by sundialsvc4 (Abbot) on Apr 11, 2011 at 17:42 UTC

    I know that Office products in the Mac environment do support and use OLE, but I am not aware of any Perl support for it at this time ... and it may well be that a CPAN module to do such a thing is needed.   I would be interested in contributing to such an effort, although I lack the depth of specialized technical knowledge that would be needed to properly architect it.

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