Re: [R] problem

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 00:16:59 -0500

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 12:00 AM, David Winsemius <> wrote:
> Philipp Pagel <> wrote in
> news:20080305120637.GA8181_at_localhost:
> > On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 12:32:19PM +0100, Erika Frigo wrote:
> >> My file has not only more than a million values, but more than a
> >> million rows and moreless 30 columns (it is a productive dataset
> >> for cows), infact with read.table i'm not able to import it.
> >> It is an xls file.
> There is something very wrong here. Even the most recent versions of
> Excel cannot handle files with a million rows. Heck, they can't even
> handle files with one-tenth than number. In earlier versions the limit
> was on the order of 36K.

Excel 2007 can handle over 1 million rows: mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Thu 06 Mar 2008 - 05:19:28 GMT

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