[Rd] Possible improvement of "read.fwf"
Prof Brian Ripley
Tue, 20 Mar 2001 12:42:01 +0000 (GMT)
This has been far down my TODO list with connections, so many thanks,
and I will take a look for 1.3.0.
On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Harald Fekjaer wrote:
> Dear R developers
> I have little improvement to "R base", that I hope you will include in the official version.
> Using the new connection possibilities, and important option is to read a limited amount of data each time. In the "scan"-function, this can be done with the "n" and "nmax" options, but I have found no such possibilities in "read.fwf". This is a limitation in reading large fixed formatted data files, and at:
> You will find my suggestion to improve the "read.fwf".
> (New code is marked with red colour. Pure code is avilble at:
> And you will find the new documentation on:
> Hope you will appreciate this small improvement.
> Yours sincerely
> Harald Fekjśr, <email@example.com>
> University of Oslo, Norway & Norwegian cancer registry
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