Re: [R] How to Import Data

From: Petr Pikal <>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 02:24:04 EST

If you do not want to use csv file transfer you can:

Open Excel
select data
Open R <- read.delim("clipboard")

will transfer clipboard contents of clipboard into


On 21 Feb 2006 at 8:52, Carl Klarner wrote:

Date sent:      	Tue, 21 Feb 2006 08:52:04 -0500
From:           	"Carl Klarner" <>
To:             	<>
Subject:        	[R] How to Import Data

> 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="",
> 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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