[R] How to represent pure linefeeds chr(10) under R for Windows

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 5 17:24:17 CET 2003

Use \n in the character string, if I understand you aright, as in

foo <-"a\nb"

On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Jens Oehlschlägel wrote:

> I need to write out with write.table() a csv file allowing for line feeds
> (pure chr(10)) as part of character field (not as a line seperator).
> How can I do that?

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