[R] Problem with reading file saved in directory

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Sat Jun 22 01:46:13 CEST 2019

My psychic powers are telling me you don't know what is in that file. Perhaps you should look, with an eye toward counting the number of fields on each line and on having properly-quoted fields. My psychic powers are not strong enough to tell you what problems you will find in that file.

On June 21, 2019 5:55:30 PM CDT, Spencer Brackett <spbrackett20 using saintjosephhs.com> wrote:
>Good evening,
>I set up a working directory to read the indicated desktop file, but
>implementation of the read.file function produced the following
>>meth = read.table(file = "~/Vakul's GBM code/mapper.txt", sep  ="\t",
>header = T, row.names = 1)
>Error in read.table(file = "~/Vakul's GBM code/mapper.txt", sep = "\t",
> :
>duplicate 'row.names' are not allowed
>In addition: Warning message:
>In scan(file = file, what = what, sep = sep, quote = quote, dec = dec, 
>  EOF within quoted string
>What does it mean by "duplicate row names are not allowed" ? is the
>file I
>am attempting to access somehow not compatible? Also, how do I address
>second part of the warning referring to what was found "In scan" ?
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