Chapter 4: Single Files
In this chapter and in the two chapters that follow, we’ll see how to transfer data from various sources into a JMP data table. This chapter focuses on common data file formats that analysts are likely to encounter when assembling data for a project. Chapter 5 covers database queries, and Chapter 6 demonstrates methods for reading data from websites.
In this chapter, we assume that the starting point is a file residing in a local directory, and we consider different methods for transferring the data from one format into a *.jmp data table file. Another implicit assumption ...