[R] read.xls question
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 10:51:59 CET 2009
There are two read.xls functions: one is in gdata and one is in
xlsReadWrite packages and neither is unreliable. You've simply
not loaded the package. There is more info here and interfacing
You should read the Introduction manual and see ?library for loading
On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 11:27 PM, Mathew, Abraham T <amathew at ku.edu> wrote:
> I'm an R newbie and had a question about the read.xls function. I've heard that this is often not a reliable function to use for importing data. However, I have created numerous xls files which contain information about voter turnout and macroeconomic indicators in India. I'm writing a paper on the relationship between economic growth and voter turnout.
> This is the command I use:
> data <- read.xls("India.xls", header=TRUE)
> I get the following error message:
> Error: could not find function "read.xls"
> Anyone have ideas?
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