[R] issue with encoding in R-2.8.1 invalid multibyte character

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Dec 31 11:22:53 CET 2008

Wijffels, Jan wrote:
>> So this means for me I need to change the scripts I develop in Latin1
> on
>> Windows to UTF-8 before I upload them to our server.
> Or, as I suggested below, run the R session on the server in Latin1.
> % LC_ALL=nl_BE  R
> (guessing, or use en_US) should do it.

> Even better :), thanks

Otherwise, depending on your workflow, you might find that "iconv" is 
your friend. (Notice that the above will give you output in Latin1 too, 
which may be exactly what you need, but then again maybe not.)

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