Re: [R] Reading in a table with ISO-latin1 encoding in MacOS-X (Intel)

From: Charles Plessy <>
Date: Thu 08 Jun 2006 - 23:31:48 EST

Le Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 04:10:08PM +0300, Antti Arppe a ťcrit :
> Converting the the file from ISO-latin-1 to UTF8 (with Mac's TextEdit
> application)allows the file to be read in in its entirety, but still
> the Scandinavian character in the heading is coerced to a period '.',
> or two, in fact (i.e. 'miettiš' -> 'miett..')

Dear Antti,

I may be wrong, but the unicode accented latin letters are not encoded the same on linux and macintosh. On linux, š is š, but on Macintosh, it is "+a (please read the quotes as if there were an umlaut). Did you try to just retype the headers with a macintosh text editor?

Good luck!

Charles Plessy
Wako, Saitama, Japan

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