Re: [R] Handling of tables in R

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Sat 20 Aug 2005 - 02:07:30 EST

On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Fredrik Thuring wrote:
> I have a few questions concerning reading of tables from R to
> other programs. My main question is if it’s even possible to read a table
> created in R (with the functions data.frame and save) to Excel (or
> maybe SAS) and if so how does one do this? If I just mark the table in R
> and copy-paste to Excel the whole table ends up in one single cell, (of
> course). My goal is to copy the table to Excel (or SAS) in such a
> way that a single observation gets placed in a single cell.
>

People have told you how to do this for Excel. For SAS you might want to try write.foreign() in the "foreign" package, which writes a text file and a SAS code file that you can use to read it into SAS.

         -thomas



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