[R-SIG-Mac] paste data into R

Don MacQueen macq at llnl.gov
Thu Jan 12 19:54:43 CET 2006

Another option, that I personally prefer, is read.xls(), from a 
package whose name I don't have available at the moment. Might be 

I have used it only when the data in the spreadsheet starts in the 
upper left-hand cell (A1), but in that case it works very well.


At 11:03 AM -0500 1/10/06, Simon Urbanek wrote:
>On Jan 10, 2006, at 3:27 AM, Andrew Beckerman wrote:
>>  Sylvain/Simon -
>>  Is it worth pointing out that read.csv("path/to/file.csv") will 
>>  read the excel data in directly (as a saved as a csv file that is), 
>>  without resorting to the clipboard and copy/paste mode?
>Well I would think that such work-around is obvious and unless you 
>happen to already have such a file it's more clumsy. (Personally, I 
>avoid the use of csv because Excel loves to screw it up depending on 
>your locale settings).
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