[R] BMP to matrix

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Jun 28 21:04:44 CEST 2000

On Wed, 28 Jun 2000 19:50:36 +0100 (BST), Prof Brian D Ripley
<ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote in message
<Pine.GSO.4.05.10006281948310.23872-100000 at auk.stats>:

>On Wed, 28 Jun 2000, Manuel Castejon Limas wrote:
>> is there any R function that loads a bmp file, or any other format, and converts its grid of pixels into a matrix or data frame?
>Almost certainly not (they are binary files) ...

Is there a reason why R doesn't read binary files, or is it just that
nobody has volunteered to write functions for that yet?

Duncan Murdoch
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