[Rd] "NA" vs. NA
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 13:49:53 CEST 2012
On 12-04-05 7:27 AM, Adrian Dusa wrote:
> Hi Ted,
> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 14:22, Ted Harding<Ted.Harding at wlandres.net> wrote:
>> On 05-Apr-2012 11:03:15 Adrian Dusa wrote:
>> Hi Adrian,
>> The default in read.table() for the "na.strings" parameter is
>> na.strings = "NA"
>> So, provided you have no "NA" in the data portion of your file
>> (or e.g. any missing values are simply blank) you could use
>> something like:
>> read.table(zfile, header = TRUE, as.is = FALSE, na.strings="OOPS")
> Sure, that solves the problem on reading the data from R, but the
> point was it "creates problems on using this data within a package".
> The error is thrown by:
> R CMD check --as-cran /path/to/my/package
> (and I have no direct control over it...)
You still haven't explained what you are doing to cause the problem, so
I'll guess that you have this file in your data directory of the
package, in tab-delimited form.
Just store it in some other form, e.g. as a binary object to be loaded.
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