[R] export R-data to VisIt

Bart Joosen Bartjoosen at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 19 17:14:45 CEST 2007


what a quick response!

But unfortunately, yes I tried the ncdf package, I looked at the examples, 
but after 2 hours trying and many, many errors,  I gave up.....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Dalgaard" <P.Dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk>
To: "Bart Joosen" <Bartjoosen at hotmail.com>
Cc: <r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch>
Sent: Friday, October 19, 2007 4:56 PM
Subject: Re: [R] export R-data to VisIt

Bart Joosen wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there anyone porting R data to VisIt (http://www.llnl.gov/visit/)?
> Altough VisIt accepts 5 dozen of data formats, I can't get my data into 
> VisIt.
> I currently ran a simulation which gave me a data frame, which I wanted to 
> import into VisIt to further explore the dataframe.
> Let's say I have a data frame as follows:
> dat <- data.frame(cbind(  1,   1:10),X3= sample(LETTERS[1:3], 10, 
> repl=TRUE))
> My currently data export is write.table(dat,"C:/filename.csv")
> But I can't import this kind of data in Visit.
> An option is to export my dataframe as a .CDF file, but I couldn't get the 
> right output of my dataframe with netcdf.
> So how do I put my dataframe in a netCDF format, or is there anyone who 
> knows the easiest way to transport my data to VisIt?
Have you tried the ncdf package?

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