[R] Loading Dataset into R continual issue

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 15:08:00 CET 2012

Seems to work for me:

x <- read.table("read.table("~/Downloads/gooddemocracy.txt", sep =
"\t", header = TRUE)



On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 5:52 PM, bobo <blezaic2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, this is related to academic research I am trying to conduct. Please
> pardon my lack of socialization for this forum.
> For my project, I had to combine two different datasets, Democracy dataset
> from Pippa Norris and World Bank Patents dataset.
> My issue arrises from just loading the file into R. My colleagues proficient
> in R have been stumped as well.  Often times the file would seem to load
> fine using read.table command, however when I tried to run summary
> statistics of variables, it would say "object not found".
> I have tried different formats and commands. Formats .xlsx, .csv, . txt.
> Commands read.table, read.csv, read.delim. I have tried to run summary
> statistics of Pat2006, Pat2005, Pat 2004 all the way to Pat 2001.
> Could anyone PLEASE help me solve this issue? I cannot even begin to say how
> thankful I will be.
> I have uploaded the .txt file onto mediafire website for easy access. I
> posted .txt so people aren't worried about viruses or anything of the sort.
> I can also post other versions of the file, or direct to the 2 original
> datasets.
> Good Democracy Dataset http://www.mediafire.com/?ytg7a76s7ox05se  (141 kb)
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