[R] large lines of data

Barry Rowlingson B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Feb 8 13:00:36 CET 2006

Sara Mouro wrote:
> Dear All,
> I have to enter many lines of data in the same object.
> I usually use copy-paste to transfer data from an Word file to R.

> What is the best way to do that?

  Use 'Save As' to save your Word file - or rather just the data section 
- as a plain text or Ascii file. Then read into R with scan() or 
read.table() as appropriate.


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