[R] how to ignore or omit somethings while reading the data table

mrafi confessin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 14:35:20 CET 2008

yeah...i'd have done that but it is a 20 mb csv file...and then there are
other columns of data also..which could be distorted  by this...

r_a_mueller wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 2. Januar 2008 14:14 schrieb mrafi:
>> hello respected ppl...
>> am a engg. student...i was trying to use R in statistical calculations
>> now the problem is..i imported a huge tsv file onto R...it has a column
> csv?
>> which gives cost...and it has "$" with each numerical value in this
>> column...it is something like this..$.05,$.1,$.075...and so on..
>> R is reading it as "character vector"...
>> i tried using all the arguments but could only change it to a "factor"
>> i want to read it as numericals...and perform further operations..
>> i know it is a stupid problem but can any1 help me get outta this...
>> thank you all...!!!
> I'd like to have it simple... open your csv-file in a text editor, with 
> "find/replace" replace your "$" by ""
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