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    Hi folks,

    Thanks for your passion around this. We’ve been discussing this item off and on for some time now and we’d love to get your input.

    The reason we’ve resisted this is because the R runtime & various packages (and updating their versions) aren’t straightforward for other users to install. This limits sharing such queries across a workgroup.

    What do you think?

    For others reading this that’d like us to prioritize this work, please be sure to add your vote since we’re prioritizing our backlog based on these.

    thanks

    Ashvini Sharma
    Lead Program Manager
    Excel

    Paul Mayfield commented  · 

    I understand the resistance, because it is a global issue for an organization to solve across applications. However, I don't think Excel is the place to solve it (nor within Power BI). The scripting to validate the library versions already exists; it is up to the user or organization to keep controls in place and use the tool appropriately. Giving us the tools at all would be great!

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    Hi Ken,

    Thanks for logging this one, and thanks to others for voting this up.. We’ve actually had this on our list to get to for some time and have been balancing doing this against other… The more the community helps us rank it higher, the better the signal on overall importance… so, for those that haven’t voted for this but want it, do vote!

    thanks
    ash [MS XL]

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