[R] Problems reading tab-delim files using read.table and read.delim

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 17:48:53 CET 2012

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 7:09 AM, mails <mails00000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I used read.xlsx to read in Excel files but for large files it turned out to
> be not very efficient.
> For that reason I use a programme which writes each sheet in an Excel file
> into tab-delim txt files.

Note that that is how read.xls in the gdata package works - it uses a
perl program to convert the spreadsheet to a text file and then reads
in the text file.

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