[R] Subtle changes from 1.1 to 1.2

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at ci.tuwien.ac.at
Tue Dec 19 14:27:23 CET 2000

>>>>> Alexander A Morgan writes:

> Also, it seems that R now converts the labels on columns to a form
> that works as an R object (or at least removes hyphen).  For example,
> if I read in a table that has column headers such as "First-Data" it
> will convert this to "First.Data".  Is this intentional?

Look at the docs for arg `check.names' in ?read.table.

And maybe also `What are valid names?' in the FAQ.


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