[R] Staging area for data before read into R

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 21:12:53 CEST 2008

You didn't say which version of Excel you are using but Excel 2007
allows 16,384 columns.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 2:27 PM, stephen sefick <ssefick at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am wondering if there is a better alternative than Excel for data
> storage that does not require database knowledge (I will eventually
> have to learn this, but it is not on my immediate todo list).  I need
> something that is not limited to 256 columns... I don't need any of
> the built in functions in excel just a spreadsheet like program with
> cells that hold data in a data.frame format for a staging area before
> I get it into R.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  This is not
> a direct r question, but all of you folks have more experience than I
> do and I am having a time finding what I need with google.
> thanks in advance
> --
> Stephen Sefick
> Research Scientist
> Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy
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