[R-SIG-Mac] I'm new to R in a Mac. How do I specify the path in read.table()?
pd@|gd @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Mon Feb 15 14:30:35 CET 2021
Just use forward slashes, backslashes is a Windows thing. I.e.
should do it. A generic trick is
x <- file.choose()
dd <- read.table(x)
(and then possible have a look at x)
> On 29 Jan 2021, at 21:25 , Parkhurst, David F. <parkhurs using indiana.edu> wrote:
> I�ve tried for over an hour to figure this out with no luck. I�ve moved the text file (created from excel) to the desktop to simplify the path. If I click on the file and ask Get Info, it lists �Where� as iCloud Drive > Desktop. If I copy that to the clipboard and paste that into a read.table command in the R interface, it comes up as /Users/DFP/Desktop. But if I try read.table("\\Users\\DFP\\Desktop\\Monroe319Ecoli.txt"), I get No such file or directory. How can I get that file into a data frame?
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