Menu.importrdacsv: Re-importing an exported design with the R-Commander

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View source: R/Menu.importrdacsv.R View source: R/Menu.importrda.R


This help file describes how to re-import an exported design that exists as an rda and a csv file, when using the R-Commander.


A design has usually been exported in order to input the response data outside of R. This is also the recommended strategy.

The re-importing supports the addition of responses that are available in a csv file to the class design data frame in the saved rda file. Usage of this menu also works, if the design is already present in the R workspace. In this case, it is not necessary to first load an rda file.

Simply provide a valid file name for the combined design,
for convenience, change the working directory,
select the rda file,
if necessary, select the correct design from the drop-down,
select the csv file,
adjust the decimal separator to the one used in the csv file,
and press OK.

NOTE: If the response data are not in a csv file, they can be imported from all kinds of other file formats using from R commanders data management menu. The menu Design offers the sub menu Modify Designs with the Add responses menu item for this purpose.


Ulrike Groemping

See Also

See also function add.response for the function that does the work

RcmdrPlugin.DoE documentation built on May 30, 2017, 6:42 a.m.