Using Google Docs with R

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It's easy to use read.csv() or read.data() to read data that's stored on your hard drive. But suppose you're collaborating with someone on a different continent and sharing data that either of you may update periodically as you make new observations. If you're working with your data in a spreadsheet, Google Docs is your friend. A post at Revolutions explains how to use a spreadsheet on Google as a data source for an R script.