[R] File names for mac newby

James Spottiswoode j@me@ @end|ng |rom j@@@oc@com
Tue Jan 21 18:53:57 CET 2020

OSX is based on BSD UNIX so paths use the forward slash as separator, e.g.

temps <- read.table("c:/Users/DFP/Documents/ah/house/HouseTemps.txt",header=T,row.names=1)

Best James

> On Jan 21, 2020, at 9:20 AM, David <parkhurs using indiana.edu> wrote:
> I moved to a mac a few months ago after years in windows, and I'm still learning basics.  I'm wanting to create a data frame based on a text file called HouseTemps.txt.  That's a file within one called house which is within one called ah.  That may further be in one called  Documents.  I tried various lines like:
> temps <- read.table("c:\\Users\\DFP\\Documents\\ah\\house\\HouseTemps.txt",header=T,row.names=1)
> based on my windows DOS experience, but nothing I try works.  So my question is, what do complete file names look like in a mac?
> I tried Apple support, but they couldn't help me with R.
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