Re: [R] Umlaut read from csv-file

From: Peter Dalgaard <>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 13:34:41 +0100

Heinz Tuechler wrote:
> Dear Prof.Ripley!
> Thank you very much for your attention. In the given example Encoding(),
> or the encoding parameter of read.csv solve the problem. I hope your
> patch will solve also the problem, when I read a spss file by
> spss.get(), since this function has no encoding parameter and my real
> problem originated there.

read.spss() (package foreign) does have a reencode argument, though; and  this is called by spss.get(), so it looks like an easy hack to add it there.

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