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Scarecrow, Tin Man, Dorothy, Toto and the Cowardly Lion wearing Emerald City Specticals:  an original llustration from *The Wonderful Wizard of Oz*, by L. Frank Bloom.

Figure 13.1: Scarecrow, Tin Man, Dorothy, Toto and the Cowardly Lion wearing Emerald City Specticals: an original llustration from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Bloom.

Most computer programming tasks involve the processing or analysis of data, and unless we are doing a simulation, that data has not been created within the program that is supposed to process it. This Chapter covers some basic techniques for importing data into R, saving it for future use, and exporting it for use by others.