Re: [R] pretty report

From: Robert A LaBudde <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 22:26:17 -0400

At 09:13 PM 6/12/2007, Don wrote:
>At 5:01 PM -0400 6/12/07, Weiwei Shi wrote:
> >Dear Listers:
> >
> >I have a couple of data frames to report and each corresponds to
> >different condtions, e.g. conditions=c(10, 15, 20, 25). In this
> >examples, four data frames need to be exported in a "pretty" report.
> >
> >I knew Perl has some module for exporting data to Excel and after
> >googling, I found R does not.
>I use write.table(), name the file with ".xls" as the suffix, then
>outside R I double-click on it and it opens in Excel. Granted, it's a
>text file, and Excel is opening a text file, but none the less, I

Note that files with a ".csv" extension are also associated with Excel and can opened with a double-click. Comma-separated-value files also can be unambiguously loaded by Excel without parsing.

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