[R] Reading to and from Window files

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Dec 5 17:34:05 CET 2000

"Robert Tsutakawa" <Tsutakawa at home.com> writes:

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> I have installed R for use on Windows98 (PC) and have problems
> reading from and to files in Windows. I keep getting the message
> that the file cannot be opened. Is there anyone I can contact to get
> help? Bob Tsutakawa

Well, us...

Usually, if a file cannot be opened in R it is because the name is
wrong. Notice that you need to

- include the extension
- use forward slashes ("/") or double backslashes ("\\")
- use only plaintext files (*.txt)

Give us a sample of what goes wrong and we might be able to help.

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