[R] write table in ascii

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Fri May 31 01:00:16 CEST 2013


On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:56 PM, Gary Dong <pdxgary163 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am working in Windows system. But a software I am using requires data
> input in ascii (.dat, delimiters can be tabs or spaces). I was able to save
> the data into .dat (ascii) from SPSS, but it keeps causing problems. Thank
> you!

Don't you think we needed to know this to be able to answer your question?

This still isn't detailed enough for a really good answer. My understanding is
that you want to export data from R into a particular format, using white space
as the delimiter.

If so, then see ?write.table for the various options that may help you achieve
the (unspecified) format you need.


> Gary
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:51 PM, Sarah Goslee <sarah.goslee at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Gary Dong <pdxgary163 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Dear R users,
>> >
>> > I have a data set in .csv and I hope to convert it to .dat (ascii) so it
>> > can work in an UNIX environment. Anyone can help me? Thank you!
>> Please expand. Why can't you work with csv in a UNIX environment?
>> I do it all the time.
>> Sarah

Sarah Goslee

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