Re: [R] Reading Excel files...Error

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <edd_at_debian.org>
Date: Wed 15 Jun 2005 - 23:19:46 EST

Tuszynski, Jaroslaw W. <JAROSLAW.W.TUSZYNSKI <at> saic.com> writes:
> If you need work-around, than you can always save excel file in csv format
> and than read that. See 'read.csv' or 'read.csv2'.

Or use read.xls() from Greg's gdata package on CRAN. Gdata "embeds" Perl code for reading xls files. Works on Linux, Windoze, ... provided Perl is installed.

Hth, Dirk



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