[R] incomplete final line found by readLines on ...
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Jul 5 11:02:00 CEST 2006
readLines in R-devel has argument warn=TRUE, so you can easily change the
behaviour if using that version of R.
On Fri, 30 Jun 2006, Taka Matzmoto wrote:
> Dear R-users
> I need to read some text files produced by some other software.
> I used readLines (with n = -1 ) command and then tried to find some numbers
> I liked to extract or some line numbers I like to know.
> The problem is that there is no empty line at the end of the text files.
The problem is actually that the final `line' does not end in an EOL mark
(LF or CRLF as appropriate), which often indicates a broken text file.
> R gave me this warning below;
> In addition: Warning message:
> incomplete final line found by readLines on 'output.txt'
> I know this doesn't affect anything and just warning messages. Is there any
> way to prevent this warning message.
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