[R] Importing multiple text files with lapply.

Simon Kiss simonjkiss at yahoo.ca
Mon Jan 17 17:47:48 CET 2011

I'm trying to read in 50 text filess with dates as content to create a list of tables.  

a is the list of filenames that need to be read in.

The following command returns the following error
mylist<-lapply(a, read.table(header=TRUE, sep="\n"))

Error in read.table(header = TRUE, sep = "\n") : 
  element 1 is empty;
   the part of the args list of 'is.character' being evaluated was:

Does anyone have any suggestions?
Yours, Simon Kiss
Simon J. Kiss, PhD
Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
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