[R] GUI Input Forms
david.meyer at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Fri May 3 12:26:20 CEST 2002
You might consider the use of a spreadsheet (e.g, Excel?) - if your data
isn't too complex, import in R should be easy. AFAIK you can easily
define input forms in Excel for validation purposes in a `family
ggrothendieck at yifan.net wrote:
> I have been inputting my data into text files using a text
> editor on a Windows 2000 PC.
> I would like to create a front end form that does validation
> on the fly to reduce the errors in my input and make it
> possible for family members that are not into computers
> to help me out with data input tasks.
> I assume that my form program would translate the
> input into a text file which I would then read in the
> normal way into R.
> Does anyone have any suggestions of some software that
> makes it easy to set this up. I was hoping not to have to put
> a major time commitment into learning it nor to create the form
> so something with a fast learning curve and not too much
> required expertise is preferred.
> Free software is preferred, cheap software is second best
> but any suggestions are welcome.
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