[R] Data Import to R
theosjp at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 14:12:59 CET 2014
i think you can set: options(stringsAsFactor=FALSE) which will apply
globally or use read.csv(..., stringsAsFactor=FALSE) when imporing.
have a look at the documentation ?read.csv
On 11/14/2014 09:44 AM, David Winsemius wrote:
> On Nov 13, 2014, at 4:28 PM, Ramesh Gautam wrote:
>> While importing .csv files into R, all data are converted to factor-by
>> default. But, how can I preserve the original format of the data like
>> numeric to numeric, integer to integer, character to character etc while
>> importing from csv to R environment.
>> I tried several ways, no thing helps. I used 'stringsAsFactor = FALSE'
>> command, it did convert all data to characters. But, I wanted to preserve
>> the numeric data to be in integer or double.
> Use colClasses. And if that hint is not enough then post an example to work with.
>> Any idea? examples?
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> David Winsemius
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