[R] best data storage format?
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Fri Sep 18 10:05:55 CEST 2015
Although John's advice is excellent if you already have the dataset in R
in your case it seems that is not the case. Since R-help strips off most
attachments you may need to put your .csv file somewhere like Dropbox or
fool R-help into thinking it is a plain text file.
On 18/09/2015 00:41, John Kane wrote:
> No data. See dput() (?dput) as the preferred way to send data
> John Kane
> Kingston ON Canada
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>> Subject: [R] best data storage format?
>> Hello -
>> I’m working on dataset that will eventually be used in an xyz-plot.
>> I’m having trouble figuring out the best way to store the data (see an
>> attached .csv sheet exported from Excel). Some information on the data:
>> - Columns B - F are labels that describe the z data points
>> - Rows above x and y data pairs show the corresponding labels for the
>> data point.
>> I want to use R to visualize the data and appreciate any feedback on the
>> best mechanism to store/organize the info. I’m new to R and want to start
>> the data assembly on the right foot - thanks for the help and advice!
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