Quick-tip: Read a table or other data from your clipboard in R

March 13, 2015
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(This article was first published on R – The Hack-R Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

xxx <- read.delim("clipboard") 
If you want to copy data from an R variable named rdat into the Windows clipboard (for example, to copy into Excel) use:
write.table(rdat, "clipboard", sep="t", row.names=FALSE, col.names=FALSE)

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