[R] New to R and need help

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Oct 14 17:39:51 CEST 2002

>>>>> "Scott" == Scott Marley <azboater at dakotacom.net>
>>>>>     on Mon, 14 Oct 2002 08:34:14 -0700 writes:

    Scott> All,

    Scott> I just took a cool R workshop and I'm chomping at the
    Scott> bit to play around with it.  I'm fairly familiar with
    Scott> SAS and have some data that I used with Sas.  My
    Scott> question is: How do I take a text file(I think my
    Scott> instructor called it a rectangular file) and import
    Scott> it to R.  In sas you use an input statement followed
    Scott> by Variable name and the column numbers for the
    Scott> location of the data.  Does R have a similar
    Scott> procedure?  What would the syntax look like?  Thank
    Scott> you for any help you can offer.

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