Re: [R] read.xport

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Fri 15 Jul 2005 - 05:05:50 EST

Nelson, Gary (FWE) wrote:

> I have the latest version of foreign, but it still doesn't work.  I
> quickly tried the Hmisc package, but the same issue arose.  I will delve
> into the Hmisc package further.

This is disappointing as we rely on read.xport quite a bit.

You can use the option with sasxport.get that reads csv files. The help file has a URL with a full howto.

Frank

> 
> Thanks.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank E Harrell Jr [mailto:f.harrell@vanderbilt.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 11:46 AM
> To: bogdan romocea
> Cc: Nelson, Gary (FWE); R-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] read.xport
> 
> 
> bogdan romocea wrote:
> 

>>How about avoiding SAS XPORT altogether and exporting everything in
>>the simple, clean, non-proprietary, extremely reliable,
>>platform-independent ... etc text format (CSV, tab delimited etc)?
> 
> 
> I hope the problem is fixed in the latest version of foreign (no version
> 
> info was given).  In case it's not, you may want to look at the 
> sasxport.get function in the Hmisc package.
> 
> Frank
> 
> 

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>>>Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 10:31 AM
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>>>Subject: [R] read.xport
>>>
>>>
>>>I am trying to import data from a SAS XPORT file that
>>>contains 24 SAS files.
>>>When I use the "read.xport" procedure only about 16 data
>>>frames (components)
>>>are created. Any suggestions?
>>>
>>>
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