R-beta: Read_Table?

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Sat Apr 18 18:09:28 CEST 1998

Kryp33 <Kryp33 at aol.com> writes:

> Can anybody help me with simple question, please? I have tried to input some
> data to R and I use the read.table function. The exactly form that I type was:
> >  test1 <- read.table("D:\Rstat\Work\Abt.data",header=T,sep=",")
> I've got the response from R:
> Error: "scan" can't open file

R is having trouble with the file name.  I think you may need to
escape the backslashes in R strings.  That is, you would write two
backslashes in the file name wherever you have one now.  It would look
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