[R] R input file scanning

Roger D. Peng rpeng at jhsph.edu
Thu Nov 6 23:31:15 CET 2003

You can use readLines() on a file connection to read line by line and 
throw out the header stuff.  Once you get to the point where the data 
start, you can use read.table() (or something similar).


Mathieu Drapeau wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to know how can I solve my problem...
> I want to load some data (surrounded by a tag) that are stored in a 
> file that contains also some scrap (header and descriptions) that I 
> want to skip. How can I do that?
> Thanks,
> Mathieu
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