[R] reading 2-byte integers using readBin and connections
Rajiv.Prasad at pnl.gov
Tue Mar 5 18:12:09 CET 2002
Thanks, Thomas. On second (actually that number is a little higher) reading
of ?readBin, the size= option hit me right between the eyes. Guess I was
not sufficiently caffeinated last evening. ;-) Thanks a lot.
> On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Prasad, Rajiv wrote:
> > What is the data type corresponding to short int? ?readBin
> lists "numeric",
> > "double", "integer", "int", "logical", "complex", and
> "character" as the
> > data types -- nothing that seems like a "short".
> There is a size= option described in ?readBin
> size: integer. The number of bytes per element in the
> byte stream.
> The default, `NA', uses the natural size. Size changing is
> not supported for complex vectors.
> That looks as though it should help.
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