Re: R-beta: Read_Table?

Douglas Bates (
18 Apr 1998 11:09:28 -0500

To: Kryp33 <>
Subject: Re: R-beta: Read_Table?
From: Douglas Bates <>
Date: 18 Apr 1998 11:09:28 -0500
In-Reply-To: Kryp33's message of "Sat, 18 Apr 1998 11:48:00 EDT"

Kryp33 <> writes:

> Can anybody help me with simple question, please? I have tried to input some
> data to R and I use the read.table function. The exactly form that I type was:
> >  test1 <- read.table("D:\Rstat\Work\",header=T,sep=",")
> I've got the response from R:
> Error: "scan" can't open file

R is having trouble with the file name.  I think you may need to
escape the backslashes in R strings.  That is, you would write two
backslashes in the file name wherever you have one now.  It would look
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