[R] A read.table mystery (data for Framemaker Mac)

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 23:01:53 CEST 2007

On 10/11/07, Emmanuel Charpentier <charpent at bacbuc.dyndns.org> wrote:
> I have to read some clinical data a file coming from Filemaker on
> Macintosh (Ugh ! But it could be worse and come from Excel...).
> Exporting via Excel is out of question since the file has 467 columns
> and 121 lines (+ headers), which is out of reach of Excel. So I received
> an "mer"" files, which is what Filemaker exports as a text file.

The limits for Excel are 1 million rows and 16,000 columns (based on
Excel 2007 which is what I have).

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