[R] read.table and double quotes in strings
dusa.adrian at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 21:18:29 CET 2007
On Sunday 16 December 2007, Adrian Dusa wrote:
> Dear all,
> Given these examples, I have two questions:
> 1. What is the correct syntax to import the R-exported file
> 2. What can I do to prevent these situations from happening?
> (besides whipping the data entry person :), I am referring to R procedures
> to detect and correct such things)
Trying to answer question number 2: would the usage of qmethod="double"
argument in write.table solve the problem *in general*?
What are the situations that specifically need escaping the quote character?
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