[R] Dataframe is character
calandra at rgzm.de
Fri Nov 17 11:31:58 CET 2017
This often happens when there are some non-numeric characters. You would
have to check it.
Without more information, e.g. dput(dat), you will have to find by yourself.
Dr. Ivan Calandra
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On 17/11/2017 10:41, P. Roberto Bakker wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> Question: why are my dataframe and numeric variables a character?
> I read an excel file via readxl but my dataframe is a character, and
> numeric variables, eg "yi", are also a character.
> My excelfile is in English numeric
> Sometimes the dataframe was indeed a dataframe, but I do not know why it
> did sometimes.
> Thank you in advance, Roberto
> PS I used "guess". The problem is not solve by using "text", "numeric" etc
> My syntax (I think I cannot send the excel file as binary?)
>  "C:/docs/Work2/Statistic_Analyses/MetaQTcAD"
>> dat <- read_excel("Hedges-g_QTc MA_R05.xlsx", sheet = 2, col_names=TRUE,
> col_types = c("guess"))
>  "character"
>  "character"
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