[R] Importing data with different delimters
Greg.Snow at imail.org
Mon Jun 16 17:25:45 CEST 2008
It looks like your original data may be tab seperated, if that is the case then just use read.delim or use sep='\t' in read.table or scan.
Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
greg.snow at imail.org
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> I have a data file with 56 entries that looks like this:
> City State JanTemp Lat Long
> Mobile, AL 44 31.2 88.5
> Montgomery, AL 38 32.9 86.8
> Phoenix, AZ 35 33.6 112.5
> Little Rock, AR 31 35.4 92.8
> Los Angeles, CA 47 34.3 118.7
> San Francisco, CA 42 38.4 123.0
> I would like to "read" this data into a dataframe. Is it
> possible to do without editing the datafile?
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