[R] reading multiple files

From: Dave Evens <devens8765_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed 25 May 2005 - 01:09:53 EST

Dear All,

How do I read in multiple data frames or matrices in a loop, e.g.

for (i in 1:n) {

   channel <- odbcConnectExcel("filenames")    file[i] <- as.data.frame(sqlFetch(channel, "sheet"))
}

I would like file[i] to be the name of the data.frame (i.e. file[1], file[2], file[3],...etc) rather than a vector.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Dave



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