[R] importing excel-file

John C Frain frainj at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 19:39:06 CEST 2007

To avoid complications, save your file as comma separated and use one
of the instructions for reading delimited files.  If you are using a
comma as a decimal point you are probably using ; as a separator.  If
this is so use read.csv2.  Please see the help files for read.table.

Best Regards


On 18/04/07, Schmitt, Corinna <Corinna.Schmitt at igb.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
> Dear R-experts,
> It is a quite stupid question but please help me. I am very confuced. I
> am able to import normal txt ant mat-files to R but unable to import
> .xls-file
> I do not understand the online help. Can please anyone send me the
> corresponding command lines? The .xls-file is attached. In my file we
> use commas for the decimal format (example: 0,712), changes might be
> needed.
> Thanks, Corinna
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John C Frain
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