[EpiData-list] Reading the new XML files into R

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Sun Jun 12 09:53:08 CDT 2011


And another link showing some Xpath code in R

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1395528/scraping-html-tables-into-r-data-frames-using-the-xml-package

Apologies if this is of no interest, and I now see there are several posts
on stack overflow covering this issue.

Graham

On 12 June 2011 15:44, Graham Smith <myotistwo at gmail.com> wrote:

> David,
>
> I have just come across  Xpath  http://www.w3schools.com/xpath/default.asp
>
> Along with questions in stack overlfow which "suggests"  you can use Xpath
> with XML in R to directly query an XML database without importing.
>
> e.g.
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3876571/how-can-i-use-xpath-querying-using-rs-xml-library
>  and
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4870207/xpath-within-r-using-xml-package
>
>
> I admit I don't really follow it, but thought I should pass it on in case
> it was useful.
>
> Graham
>


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