[R] select .txt from .txt in a directory
szehnder at uni-bonn.de
Fri Nov 8 18:54:22 CET 2013
If you want to type in the names by hand, you can simply use read.table to load them into R … I still don’t get the aim of your text file handling
On 08 Nov 2013, at 18:51, Zilefac Elvis <zilefacelvis at yahoo.com> wrote:
> All files are text files. They are found in a folder on my computer.
> Assume that I know the names of some of the files I want to select from the 300 txt files.
> How can I do this in R.
> On Friday, November 8, 2013 11:44 AM, Simon Zehnder <szehnder at uni-bonn.de> wrote:
> I do not understand the question. If you already know the names what is the problem to select the files by names?
> If you have the names but not inside of R you have to find a name pattern to avoid typing them in. Is there a pattern, e.g. da.txt, db.txt, dc.txt?
> On 08 Nov 2013, at 18:33, Zilefac Elvis <zilefacelvis at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have 300 .txt files in a directory. Out of this 300, I need just 100 of the files.
> > I have the names of the 100 .txt files which are also found in the 300 .txt files.
> > How can I extract only the 100 .txt files from the 300 ,txt files?
> > e.g given d1.txt, ds.txt, dx.txt, df.txt...d300.txt, how can I select only d1.txt and df.txt? Remember, I have 300 of such and want to extract 100 of them with names known.
> > Thanks for your great help.
> > Atem.
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