[R] more columns that column names

Julian Burgos jmburgos at u.washington.edu
Mon Jun 2 21:52:12 CEST 2008

Hi Paul,

The easiest thing to to is to open the file using a text editor (Notepad 
will do) and examine the first few lines.  You can add add a column name 
if needed.


Paul Adams wrote:
> Hello to everyone,
> I have gotten my file to print to screen but when I use read.table I am getting an error message that
> says there are" more columns than column names."This is a file that was not created by me so I am 
> not sure how to investigate and solve this problem.I looked in the help file and it suggested an auxilliary function called count.fieldsThe code that was used was:
> read.table(file="C:\\Documents and Settings\\Owner\\My Documents\\colon cancer1.txt",header=T,row.names=1)
> Any help would be appreciated
> paul
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