[R] How to read a .rar file in R
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jun 9 16:01:28 CEST 2013
On 09/06/2013 11:58, Deb Midya wrote:
> Thanks in advance.
> May I request you to assist me for the following please.
> I am using R-3.0.1 on Windows.
> Is there any R package or R function to read a .rar file (file with an extension rar)?
Use system() with however you unpack rar files on your OS. .rar files
are archives, not files you could usefully read into R (just like tar
and zip archives). At least, the commonest such files are, and those
are already pretty uncommon.
There are several ways to unpack on Windows, at least 7-zip, WinZip,
UnRAR (2x), WinRAR.
> Once again, thank you very much for the time you have given.
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