[R] piped output in scan?

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Mon May 28 20:46:08 CEST 2001

On Mon, 28 May 2001, Peter Whiting wrote:

> is there some way to execute a command and have the output piped to
> the scan command?
> In gnuplot I might do something like: plot "<zcat data.gz|grep 9"
> I would like to do something similar in R:
> x<-scan(filename="<zcat data.gz|grep 9")

Look at the examples in help(file), which seem to be similar to what you


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