[R] Limit on number of Rows when reading R dataset

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Tue Dec 2 09:56:32 CET 2008

Harsh wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to read a dataset with 100,000 rows and around 365 columns
> into R, using read.table/read.csv.
> In Windows XP, with R 32 bit, I am able to read only 15266 rows and
> not more than that.
> I tried the same in R running in Ubuntu and it does the same and reads
> only 15266 rows.
> Using the nrows paramter i can read rows less than 15266, but when i
> used a value larger than 15266, it reads only 15266 nevertheless.

What happens exactly? Error message? How does you file look like in rows 

Uwe Ligges

> Thank you for your patience and responses.
> Regards
> Harsh Singhal
> Bangalore, India
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