[R] Can't read data coded in Cyrillic

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Mon Dec 6 08:30:22 CET 2010

I suspect that R is reading the data just fine, but is not displaying it as you want to see it.  Read the R Windows FAQ 3.3.

"Dan Winetsky" <dwinetsk at gmail.com> wrote:

>To whom it may concern,
>I have a database (an SPSS .sav file) with some vectors containing
>of words in Cyrillic. My console, however, doesn't seem to read
>If I type ������������ into the console it shows  ������������ as I'm
>typing.  Please
>note that courier new, my console's default font can encode Cyrillics
>elsewhere on my computer (e.g. MSWord and Chrome, from which this email
>being sent).  Please help me to understand why R can't do this.
>Daniel Winetsky
>MD, MS Candidate
>Stanford University School of Medicine
>	[[alternative HTML version deleted]]
>R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide
>and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

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