[R] Import from excel button in R-command

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Apr 3 19:15:01 CEST 2012

On Apr 3, 2012, at 10:57 AM, nimoke wrote:

> Hello
> I have been searching for almost 2 hours for a certain plug-in/ 
> package, so
> im making this thread as i hope you can help me find it.
> I had my first lesson in "Statistics in use" today, and when we  
> worked on
> the school computers, we could do this to import data from excel:
> Data > Import Data > Import from excel or "something else"
> Now i downloaded it for my laptop as i want to work with it from  
> home, but
> there is no button to import from excel in my edition. Is there  
> anyone who
> knows how to get this feature, so i dont have to type in commands or  
> change
> my excel documents everytime?

You were probably set up with one of the GUI's, perhaps the Rcmdr GUI


This would be a widely cited set of instructions about how to do it  
without dependance on a GUI:



David Winsemius, MD
West Hartford, CT

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