[R] String problems
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Apr 12 20:13:42 CEST 2004
MMarques Power wrote:
> after reading some docs I still can not find anything how to escape
> the "\" string
> I know that "\" in files needs to be escaped in order to be read by R.
> But in Windows if I try to call any shell util I keep getting errors.
> afile <- "g:\\simulation\\at"
> works fine with read.table(afile) ...
> but if I try sometthing like this:
> aprogram <- paste( "c:\dir", afile, sep=" " )
> it crashes...
> How can I remove the double "\" in the afile ?
> I know that I need to reconstruct the afile string without the double
> Ideas ?
> or am I missing something ?
Yes, you missed to double it in "c:\dir". Try:
afile <- "g:\\simulation\\at"
aprogram <- paste( "c:\\dir", afile, sep=" " )
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
More information about the R-help