[R] a simple question of importing data

Nordlund, Dan (DSHS/RDA) NordlDJ at dshs.wa.gov
Thu Apr 24 21:57:27 CEST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces at r-project.org 
> [mailto:r-help-bounces at r-project.org] On Behalf Of tzsmile
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 12:30 PM
> To: r-help at r-project.org
> Subject: [R] a simple question of importing data
> i just want to read data from Excel and i copied it and 
> pasted into a txt
> file.
> then i want to use "read.table" to read it. but however i 
> tried, it doesn't
> work.
> can someone help me?
> data is attached.
> thanks http://www.nabble.com/file/p16851853/weekly.txt weekly.txt 
> -- 
> View this message in context: 
> http://www.nabble.com/a-simple-question-of-importing-data-tp16
> Sent from the R help mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
> ______________________________________________
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide 
> http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

Have you looked at the foreign package?  It should help do what you want.  Or you could use Excel to output a .csv and read that with read.table().

Hope this is helpful,


More information about the R-help mailing list