[R] Another question, unfortunately. . . .(Installing "foreig n"/trying to import/export SAS files)

Rau, Roland Rau at demogr.mpg.de
Mon Feb 9 16:47:25 CET 2004


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> From:	Shoultz, Gerald [SMTP:bjz9 at cdc.gov]
> Sent:	Monday, February 09, 2004 3:38 PM
> To:	r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject:	[R] Another question, unfortunately. . . .(Installing
> "foreign"/trying to import/export SAS files)
> I am trying to use read.ssd and then read.xport (to get a SAS data set).
> I have imported the package "foreign" according to instructions (
> options(CRAN="http://cran.us.r-project.org/") and
> install.packages("foreign") ), but when I do so and then use either
> read.ssd or read.xport I get the message 'couldn't find function . . .'.
> Obviously these two directions are not getting the file installed
> properly. Is there something I have overlooked somewhere? Please advise.
	In the default settings, the library "foreign" is not pre-installed.
	You have to add it to the current session by typing:
	Now, the functions read.ssd and read.xport should be available.


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