[R] fast and stable way to read data in R

From: Wensui Liu <liuwensui_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 14 Oct 2005 - 21:28:44 EST


Dear useRs,

I am wondering what is the most fast and stable way to read data (pretty large) into R. Right now, the methods I could think of are: 1) use read.table to read *.csv or *txt
2) use RODBC to read excel or access

But I don't know which is better.

Thanks for your sugggestion.

--
WenSui Liu
(http://statcompute.blogspot.com)
Senior Decision Support Analyst
Cincinnati Children Hospital Medical Center

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