[R] Read.table problem
ozric at web.de
Sat Feb 1 13:12:04 CET 2003
Perhaps your data entrys delimited with comma, semicolon so you have
to use sep="," or sep=";" .
For tab-delimited data i take read.delim.
hope this helps.christian
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From: "ptremb17" <ptremb17 at po-box.mcgill.ca>
To: "R-HELP" <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2003 3:24 AM
Subject: [R] Read.table problem
> Hi !
> I am new to R, and using the MAC version onto Mac OS 9.1. My question
> the problem I encounter when I try to read some data I have using the
> read.table function. I always get an error of type : Error in scan(file =
> file, what = what, sep = sep, quote = quote, dec = dec, :
> line 1 did not have 9 elements
> Here is my code:
> varnames <- c("names", "symbol", "price", "displ", "gas", "weight",
> "origin", "type")
> cardat <- read.table("PowerMac 7300:Logiciels de
> Statistiques:rm162:car02.txt", col.names=varnames,
> Can you advice me ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Pascale Tremblay
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