[R] automatic levels

mlennert@ulb.ac.be mlennert at ulb.ac.be
Fri Apr 6 15:27:12 CEST 2001


Thanks for the extremely rapid response !

> On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Moritz Lennert wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I've imported a csv, semi-colon spearated file with read.csv2,
> > containing one column of rownames and one column of floating point
> > numbers. When I look at the column of data with framename$columnname, I
> > get the values of the column plus level values. Are these level values
> > created automatically ?
> Yes. It thinks the columns is not numeric.  Is read.csv2 actually
> appropriate?  That is, are the numbers using `,' as the decimal separator?
> Maybe you should be using read.table( , sep=";")?

read.csv2 uses sep=";" as default.

The problem was the dec="," setting in read.csv2. My text file contained 
decimal points.

Thanks again for your help !


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