[R] read.csv from a remote machine

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 17:09:59 CEST 2009


On Aug 4, 2009, at 10:37 AM, Olga Lyashevska wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am trying to import data with read.csv and my file is on remote  
> machine.
> I believe that I need to open a connection, not sure about syntax  
> though.
> I would appreciate any suggestions,

Look at the different ways you can open file connections in the ? 
connections help page. If the file is accessible via http, or ftp I  
guess you're in luck, otherwise I'd imagine you have to just copy the  
file to your local system then open it.


Steve Lianoglou
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