[R] need help opening a file

Wensui Liu liuwensui at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 04:07:53 CET 2008

first of all, which is your code to export the data in R? did you use
secondly, it is totally a waste of time to export data from R for use
in spss. for whatever can be done by spss, r can handle better.

On Jan 26, 2008 9:38 PM, Sudhindra Gadagkar <suragg8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I can't believe I am unable to do this.  I just installed R (never used
> it before, but want to learn it).  At present, though. all I want to do is
> export a data file (specifically "crabs" in the MASS library) to a text file
> for use in SPSS.  It allows me to peek into the dataset, using the command
> head(crabs) but I can neither view the entire file nor can I seem to export
> it to a text file. I have been trying to get help from the online help for
> several hours now!  Maybe I just don't know what to search for.
> Frustrating!  Help would be much appreciated.  Thx, S.
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WenSui Liu
Statistical Project Manager
ChoicePoint Precision Marketing

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