[R] about read txt file
ecu at info.fundp.ac.be
Thu Mar 23 11:24:23 CET 2006
linda.s a écrit :
> I have txt file and use the following command to read it
> to R:
> z <- read.table("c:/temp/test.txt")
> and I type z but the output is totally a mess; the test.txt is
> strutured with the first line as the variable names and when use excel
> to open it, all the vaules are well positioned.
why in R it is totally
> in a mess?
Because R needs some precision on the data file, example:
z <- read.table("c:/temp/test.txt", header=TRUE,sep=",",na.strings="NA",
You can also take a look at ?read.table
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