[R] how to skip certain rows when reading data

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 20:23:39 CEST 2006

Just read them in and throw them away:

   read.table("myfile.dat", ...whatever...)[-c(10, 12), ]

On 7/27/06, jz7 at duke.edu <jz7 at duke.edu> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am reading the data using "read.table". However, there are a few rows I
> want to skip. How can I do that in an easy way? Suppose I know the row
> number that I want to skip. Thanks so much!

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