[R] import text file into R

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Fri Jun 4 10:46:42 CEST 2010

On 06/03/2010 09:32 PM, dhanush wrote:
> can anyone tell me how to import a text file in R? the text file I want to
> import is a large file, about 800MB in size. Thanks in advance.
> I tried using the following
> data<-read.table("file",header=T,sep="\t")
Hi dhanush,
If the problem is with read.table, maybe:

# "whatlist" is a list of data types defining what
# is in each line of data - see the help page

will get it in for you.


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