[R] data which has different size of elements in each row

phoebe kong sityeekong at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 22:39:28 CET 2008

Hi all,

I have problem reading in a text file as follow.

The following data has not column header. I tried the following
command but failed,


An error message stated that line 3 did not have 4 elements.

0.293290E-05       0.117772E-05     -0.645205     rs2282755
 0.307521E-05           0.000314      0.412997     rs1336838
 0.484017E-05           0.218311      0.188669     rs2660664         rs967785
 0.977861E-05           0.070474      0.294653     rs2660664
 0.122767E-04       0.156325E-04      0.569826     rs6870519
 0.227205E-04           0.000189     -0.472862     rs10488345

Does anyone know how to solve it?

Thanks in advance for your help.


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