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

Emmanuel Charpentier charpent at bacbuc.dyndns.org
Fri Oct 12 07:15:07 CEST 2007

Gabor Grothendieck a écrit :
> 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).

I don't. More important, the version of Framemaker used by my
correspondent still uses old Excel limits (,o more than 256 columns).

> Read the last line on every message to r-help,

I do ...

						Emmanuel Charpentier

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