[R] Staging area for data before read into R
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 02:25:00 CEST 2008
There is a list of free spreadsheets with their row and column limits
at this link:
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 3:13 PM, stephen sefick <ssefick at gmail.com> wrote:
> sorry excel 2003 with no immediate update in the future.
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Gabor Grothendieck
> <ggrothendieck at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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
>>> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are
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>>> make us feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the
>>> annoying little problems of being mammals.
>>> -K. Mullis
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> Stephen Sefick
> Research Scientist
> Southeastern Natural Sciences Academy
> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are
> so little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and
> make us feel like gods. We are mammals, and have not exhausted the
> annoying little problems of being mammals.
> -K. Mullis
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