Re: [R] Importing an Excel file

From: Arin Basu <>
Date: Thu 08 Jul 2004 - 23:39:15 EST

Hi Vito:

You may consider obtaining ActivePerl from the following site and install it in Windows:

and then retry.


On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 Vito Ricci wrote :
>I'm trying to use read.xls() function to import Excel
>data, but I've this error:
>Error in system(cmd, intern = !verbose) : perl not
>R is running under Win2000;
>This function works translating the named Microsoft
>Excel file into a temporary .csv file, using Greg
>Warnes' xls2csv perl script (installed as part of the
>gregmisc package).
>What happens?
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