Re: [R] Rcmdr importing excel files

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 17:52:34 -0500 (EST)


Thanks very much.
--- John Fox <jfox_at_mcmaster.ca> wrote:

> Dear John and Stephen,
>
> As I recall, importing from Excel, Access, or dBase
> files works properly
> only under Windows, and consequently the menu item
> appears only in Windows
> systems. I frankly don't recall why this is the
> case, since the RODBC
> package is used. The code for reading these kinds of
> files was contributed
> by Matthieu Lesnoff, to whom I'm copying this
> response. Maybe he'll have a
> more complete answer.
>
> Regards,
> John
>
> --------------------------------
> John Fox, Professor
> Department of Sociology
> McMaster University
> Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
> 905-525-9140x23604
> http://socserv.mcmaster.ca/jfox
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-
> > project.org] On Behalf Of John Kane
> > Sent: February-26-08 5:27 PM
> > To: stephen sefick; r-help_at_r-project.org
> > Subject: Re: [R] Rcmdr importing excel files
> >
> > I'm on Windows XP R 2.6.2
> > The command
> > Data > Import > From Excel, Access etc
> > Supply data.frame name
> > Select xls file and then select the sheet seem to
> work
> > for me
> >
> > What is not showing?
> > --- stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I am using R 2.6.2 on Mac OS X 10.4.9- I would
> like
> > > to import excel
> > > files into R with Rcmdr, but This option does
> not
> > > present itself in
> > > the file menu. Any help would be greatly
> > > appreciated.
> > >
> > > Stephen
> > >
> > > --
> > > Let's not spend our time and resources thinking
> > > about things that are
> > > so little or so large that all they really do
> for us
> > > is puff us up and
> > > make us feel like gods. We are mammals, and
> have
> > > not exhausted the
> > > annoying little problems of being mammals.
> > >
> > > -K. Mullis
> > >
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