[R] trouble getting R program to open a data file

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Jun 18 08:57:07 CEST 2002

Roger Peng <rpeng at stat.ucla.edu> writes:

> On Windows, you need to use "\\" instead of a single "\".  To avoid this

Actually, you need that on all platforms. It's because "\n" means
newline, "\t" means TAB, etc. The only thing special about Windows is
that it uses "\" as a path separator, so you see the problem much more

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