[R] Increasing the maximum number of rows

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Sat May 22 14:04:52 CEST 2010

You might also try setting the following parameters on read.csv:

comment.char='', quote=''

If you have a "#", this might cause missing data; also an unbalanced
quote will cause missing lines.

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 2:12 AM, Erik Iverson <eriki at ccbr.umn.edu> wrote:
> Alex Ruiz E. wrote:
>> Dear R helpers,
>> I created a somewhat big database (+206,700 rows) in MySQL and have
>> exported into a csv file, but I can't open the whole thing in R. I am
>> using:
>>> base<-read.csv("/path/to/file.csv", header=F, sep="," nrows=206720)
>> R doesn't complain but it only opens 128,328 observations (the number of
>> columns corresponds to the original database):
>>> dim(base)
>> [1] 128328    134
> Have you verified that file.csv does indeed contain the number of rows you
> think it does? Can you go to line 128328 of the CSV file and look if it's
> any different?
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Jim Holtman
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What is the problem that you are trying to solve?

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