[R] not supressing leading zeros when reading a table?
dusa.adrian at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 20:13:37 CEST 2005
Dear R list,
I have a dataset with a column which should be read as character, like this:
name surname answer
1 xx yyy "00100"
2 rrr hhh "01"
When reading this dataset with read.table, I get
1 xx yyy 100
2 rrr hhh 1
The string column consists in answers to multiple choice questions, not all
having the same number of answers. I could format the answers using formatC but
there are over a hundred different questions in there.
I tried with quote="\"'" without any luck. Googling after this take me nowhere
either. It should be simple but I seem to miss it...
Can anybody point me to the right direction?
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