Re: [R] Importing Large Dataset into Excel

From: Wayne Aldo Gavioli <wgavioli_at_fas.harvard.edu>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 22:18:10 -0500

Sorry, the title of this should read "From Excel into R".

Quoting Wayne Aldo Gavioli <wgavioli_at_fas.harvard.edu>:

>
> Hello all,
>
>
> I seem to be having a problem importing a data set from Excel into R. I'm
> using
> the "read.table" command to import the data with the following line of code:
>
> > newborn<-read.table("newborn edit.csv", header=T, sep=",")
>
>
> where "newborn edit.csv" is the name of the file. Unfortunately, I'm getting
> back the following error message:
>
>
> "Error in scan(file,, what, nmax, sep, dc, quote, skip, nlines, na.string, :
> line 528 did not have 44 elements"
>
>
> As far as I can tell, line 528 of the spreadsheet table does have the same
> number of elements as the other rows - by chance can this error message mean
> anything else? Also, is there an easier way to import data from R into Excel
> using a single line of R code?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Wayne
>
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