[R] Scan a folder for a given type of files

Gábor Csárdi csardi.gabor at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 23:01:03 CET 2008


see ?list.files, especially the 'pattern' argument. For your
particular case it is


You might want to use the 'ignore.case' argument as well.


On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:53 PM,  <pomchip at free.fr> wrote:
> Dear R-users,
> I have found on the list several posts addressing the issue of getting data for
> a list of defined files. However, I found nothing about scanning a given folder
> and retrieving the list of, let's say, .txt files (I probably used the wrong
> keywords). Could someone tell me which posts or function help I should look at?
> Thanks in advance
> Sebastien
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