[R] HELP me please with import of csv to R

R. Michael Weylandt michael.weylandt at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 05:18:27 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 4:23 PM, FJ M <chicagobrownblue at hotmail.com> wrote:

> 3) attach the data so that the headers become objects that contain the data
> attach(v_data)

This is a discouraged practice as it leads to difficult to trace
errors and non-local effects. Some "big names" of the R universe
suggest it [I think V of V&R mentioned it in Nashville] but others are
just as strongly against, particularly for beginners.

Beter is to make use of formula= and data= arguments when available,
and with/within elsewise.


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