[R] for loop looking for file names

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 02:10:57 CET 2008

To get the file names in the current directory try:


On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 4:11 PM, Steven Kennedy <SKennedy at cochlear.com> wrote:
> I have a series of csv files in several folders. All begin with a 7 digit
> number and end with the letter "E" (eg. 0726016E.csv).
> I want to be able to read a file in to R, take some of the data out of it
> and store it in a matrix, then move on to the next file and do the same
> thing.
> I was planning on using a for loop for the digits at the start of the file
> name, but I'm not sure how I can append the letter to the end of the number
> string.
> I'm also open to any ideas other than the for loop.
> Thanks,
> Steven Kennedy
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Jim Holtman
Cincinnati, OH
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What is the problem that you are trying to solve?

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