Or alternatively you can use xlsReadWrite package
Dr. Francisco J. Zagmutt
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Colorado State University
Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> You need perl installed for it to work.
> Although you normally would not need to use them note the
> verbose= and perl= arguments on the read.xls command.
> If you don't want to install perl try using RODBC:
> z <- odbcConnectExcel("/a.xls")
> dd <- sqlFetch(z,"Sheet1")
> On 12/7/06, Lisa Wang <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Hello there,
>> In gdata package, read.xls is to be used for reading excel data (from
>> The following is my code:('C:/session/sampledata.xls' is where the file
>> is stored)
>> and I got the following error message:
>> Error in system(cmd, intern = !verbose) : perl not found
>> Could you please tell me what I have done wrong and how I should do it?
>> Thanks a lot
>> Lisa Wang
>> Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ca
>> tel:416 946 4551
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