[R] Trouble with Excel table connection

From: Steve Sherman <ssherman_at_cemml.colostate.edu>
Date: Fri 01 Jul 2005 - 04:46:12 EST


Hello,

I've been using odbcConnectExcel to connect to a spreadsheet database containing a single worksheet. Unfortunately when I try to access the data R cannot see the table. When I run sqlTables it shows the worksheet as a SYSTEM TABLE instead of as a TABLE that I can access. I am fairly certain that I am do all of the same things I've done in the past when it worked just fine. What might I be doing wrong?

btw: it works just fine with MS Access, but I'd prefer to work directly from my Excel spreadsheets.

Thanks in advance
Steve



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