[R] New to R and need help
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Oct 15 10:17:00 CEST 2002
"Scott Marley" <azboater at dakotacom.net> writes:
> > x <- read.table("myfile.txt", header=TRUE)
> > There's a number of fine points concerning missing value specification
> > and variable types, for which the help page should be consulted.
> Peter and all others,
> Thank you for your help. I was able to get the file loaded in. The data
> set I have is unusual in regards to having spaces inbetween variables.
> Usually the columns lack spaces inbetween in my other data sets. In SAS I
> would give the variable name then the column #. Is there a similar
> procedure in R?
Yes, read.fwf() (fixed-width format)
Also note that the "foreign" package will allow you to read datasets
in SAS portable libraries directly.
(These ones: libname foo xport "foo.xpt";)
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