[R-SIG-Mac] Unable to change some members of a vector

Peter West pbw @end|ng |rom pbw@|d@@u
Sun Feb 14 06:04:26 CET 2021

Just incidentally, \xCA in MacRoman encoding is an NBSP – non-breaking space, which is the only one that looks sane. In Unicode, it’s Latin capital letter E with circumflex, as it is in ISO 8859-1.

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> On 14 Feb 2021, at 2:34 pm, Ken Beath <ken using kjbeath.com.au> wrote:
> There is an option in the read.table command of stringsAsFactors. You can set it to FALSE to obtain character strings. You can also convert the factor to character using as.character().
> Ken
>> On 14 Feb 2021, at 9:54 am, Parkhurst, David F. <parkhurs using indiana.edu> wrote:
>> I have a problem I don’t know how to deal with.  I’ve used read.table to create the data frame called msPdf.  It contains three vectors:  month, site, conc.  Some of the site values look like this:  MLH\xca.  

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