Re: [R] How to Import Data

From: Jacques VESLOT <jacques.veslot_at_cirad.fr>
Date: Wed 22 Feb 2006 - 01:05:39 EST

select the directory with setwd() and then import data:

setwd("d:/.../yourdirectory")
x111 <- read.table("x111.csv",...)

or indicate path behind filename:
x111 <- read.table("d:/.../yourdirectory/x111.csv",...)

besides, there are other functions to import data. see ?read.table

Carl Klarner a écrit :

>Hello,
>I am a very new user of R. I've spent several hours trying to import
>data, so I feel okay asking the list for help. I had an Excel file,
>then I turned it into a "csv" file, as instructed by directions. My
>filename is "x111.csv." I then used the following commands to read this
>(fairly small) dataset in.
>
>x111 <-read.table(file='x111.csv',
>sep="",header=T,
>quote="",comment.char="",as.is=T)
>
>I then get the following error message.
>
>Error in file(file, "r") : unable to open connection
>In addition: Warning message:
>cannot open file 'x111.csv', reason 'No such file or directory'
>
>I would imagine I'm not putting my csv file in the right location for R
>to be able to read it. If that's the case, where should I put it? Or
>is there something else I need to do to it first?
>Thanks for your help,
>Carl
>
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