How to read a large excel file in R?

big_data
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#1

I am trying to load a large excel file using the package ‘xlsx’, but I am facing challenge in doing so.

Is there any other package or way to do this?

RoveR


#2

try this package https://github.com/hadley/readxl

best is to convert to csv and use fread from data.table

http://datatable.r-forge.r-project.org/datatable-intro.pdf