[R] Importing a CSV file

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 06:05:36 CET 2012

There's not usually a colon in Mac file paths. I would have expected
"/Users/sezginozcan/Downloads.beer.data.csv" instead. Did you check

More generally, type dir(PATHWHEREYOUTHINKFILEIS) and see if it really
is there.


On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 10:20 PM, sezgin ozcan <szgozcan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been trying to import a csv file to r. but I get the same message everytime. the message is
> Error in file(file, "rt") : cannot open the connection
> In addition: Warning message:
> In file(file, "rt") :
>  cannot open file 'Users:/sezginozcan/Downloads/beer.data.csv': No such file or directory
> I use mac.
> I tried this command also
> a<-read.table("clipboard",sep=”\t”,row.names=1,header=T)
> Error: unexpected input in "a<-read.table("clipboard",sep=‚"
> I will appreciate if you help me before I get crazy.
> thank you
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