[R] Download a file from url

veepsirtt veepsirtt at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 18:21:36 CEST 2012

     Mr Jeffrey Breen
 mailed me the following code.
but it is not giving me the results under Windows 7.

With regards


url = "http://www.nseindia.com/content/fo/fii_stats_12-Oct-2012.xls" 
local.xls.file = tempfile() 

download.file(url, local.xls.file, method='wget', extra="-U 'Mozilla/5.0
(X11; Linux) Gecko Firefox/5.0'") 
wb = loadWorkbook(local.xls.file, create=F) 
data = readWorksheet(wb, sheet=1) 

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