Category: Rstats

Excel, R, and Unicode

I received some data as an Excel file recently. I cleaned things up a bit, exported the data to a CSV file, and read it into R. Then something strange happened.
Say the CSV file looked like this:
foo,bar
1,2
3,4

I read the file into R with…

R with Conda

I’ve been unable to get some R libraries to install on my Linux laptop. Two libraries in particular were tseries and tidyverse. The same libraries install just fine on Windows. (Maybe you need to install Rtools first before installing these on Windows; I don’t remember.) I use conda all the time with Python, but I […]