Re: [R] Windows source in Linux

From: Alberto Vieira Ferreira Monteiro <>
Date: Sat, 02 Jun 2007 01:36:27 +0000

Benilton Carvalho wrote:
> iconv on your linux box should do the work.
>> I have a "windows" source file.r, with the default charset of windows.
>> I can't use it in Linux as source("file.r"), because Linux's
>> default is
>> Unicode. How can I read it?
Soon after I posted, I found out how to do it.

source("file.r", encoding="latin1")

Anyway, thanks to the hint about iconv. I tried to find something like that using "apropos latin", but iconv was not there.

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