[R] Doubt

Mark Myatt mark at myatt.demon.co.uk
Mon Nov 19 10:52:27 CET 2001

aolinto at bignet.com.br writes:
>> As to call files of another softwares(as, Excel, minitab)  
>>  to be manipulated inside of R-plus?
>> Respectfully
>> Regiane
>Dear Regiane
>The easiest way I found to transfer data from Excel to 
>data.frames in R was to use copy and paste function.

I find that comma separated files come in OK and Excel writes these from
File -> Save and File -> Save As...

Remember to use sep = "," and header = TRUE as in:

        my.df <- read.table(myfile.csv, sep = ",", header = TRUE)


Mark Myatt

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