[R] Iteration through a list in R
gunter.berton at gene.com
Thu Feb 28 22:50:45 CET 2013
1. I have forwarded this to the list in order to increase your chance
of getting a response. I hope that is OK.
2. I would have thought that by putting in the effort to understand
the tutorial is how a complete beginner advances beyond that stage.
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 1:43 PM, Sahana Srinivasan
<sahanasrinivasan.91 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Um. Yes. I wouldn't have posted without having looked stuff up. Most
> documentation is written in a way that is a little tough for a complete
> beginner to understand.
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:41 PM, Bert Gunter <gunter.berton at gene.com> wrote:
>> Have you read "An Introduction to R" (ships with R) or other of the
>> many web tutorials. If not, please do so before posting.
>> -- Bert
>> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 4:30 AM, Sahana Srinivasan
>> <sahanasrinivasan.91 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hello :)
>> > I'm just starting out with R and would appreciate your help with a
>> > couple
>> > of problems I am running into.
>> > I have used Sys.glob to get a list of all filenames having a particular
>> > file extension (in my case, *.txt)
>> > I would now like to use this list in the following manner: I would like
>> > to
>> > use each filename from the list and open that file into a tab separated
>> > matrix and proceed.
>> > How can I go about iterating through each filename in the list and then
>> > opening each of the files?
>> > I believe as.matrix can be used to open the txt file as a table, is that
>> > correct?
>> > I know these are beginner queries but I would love your help. Thank you
>> > in
>> > advance :)
>> > [[alternative HTML version deleted]]
>> > ______________________________________________
>> > R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>> > https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
>> > PLEASE do read the posting guide
>> > http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
>> > and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
>> Bert Gunter
>> Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
>> Internal Contact Info:
>> Phone: 467-7374
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
Internal Contact Info:
More information about the R-help