[R] best data storage format?
jrkrideau at inbox.com
Fri Sep 18 13:45:00 CEST 2015
Thanks Michael, I stupidly assumed that the data was in R and just being sent in .csv form
Kingston ON Canada
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> Dear Alfa
> 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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>>> From: alfadiallo at mac.com
>>> Sent: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:41:46 -0400
>>> To: r-help at r-project.org
>>> 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
>>> best mechanism to store/organize the info. I’m new to R and want to
>>> the data assembly on the right foot - thanks for the help and advice!
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