[R] Re: Error in file(file, "r")

Brandon Whitcher bjwhitcher at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 18 23:52:08 CET 2003

 --- "Chisolm, Barbara" <barbara.chisolm at glenayre.com> wrote: 

> Hello,
> I am a new user of R, and I am not able to read/scan external files.  I am
> working in a Linux environment.  I have read through the R FAQ and documents
> and have not been successful using the recommendations.  Below are several
> scripts I've used and the error messages. .  
> I've cc'd Brandon Whitcher because it was recommended in another FAQ.   I
> read that this is a bug that occurs on Windows.   Is there is a patch/fix
> that I can use?  I'd appreciate any help with this problem.
> Thnx,
> Barbara Chisolm
> Test2 <- scan("C:\\bac\\TestData2")
> Error in file(file, "r") : cannot open file `C:\bac\TestData2
>                                                                          '
> > test1<-read.table('J:/bac/R/TestDataWord.txt')
> Error in file(file, "r") : cannot open file `J:/bac/R/TestDataWord.txt'
> > setwd("J:/bac/R/")
> Error in setwd(dir) : cannot change working directory

Um, I'm confused as to why I was cc'ed for this problem.  I operate a couple of
packages but am not involved in core R questions.

Which FAQ was I referenced on?


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