[R] read.table

Diego Kuonen Diego.Kuonen at epfl.ch
Thu Sep 7 12:58:36 CEST 2000

Pesl Thomas wrote:
> > r2<-read.table("h:\\matrix",header=T,dec=",",na.strings="-99")
> > dimnames(r2)

Why use the "header=T" argument if the first row of the file "matrix"
seems to contain numbers, and not the names for the variables?

Moreover, note that "read.table" has additional arguments like

  "row.names": a vector of row names


  "col.names": a vector of optional names for the variables



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