[R] Encoding issue
fisher at plessthan.com
Mon Jan 6 18:38:48 CET 2014
I know little about encoding so please be patient with this question. I have a CSV file created from a SAS7BDAT dataset (using Shotwell's SAS7BDAT package). In the CSV file, when opened with XL, one entry reads as:
When I read this into R, that entry becomes:
I assume (perhaps naively) that this is a recoding. Whenever this occurs, I would like to use "sub" to replace the first portion of the string with micro (so the entire string reads micromol/L). However, when I use grep to identify presence of the string, R does not appear to detect it consistently. Perhaps I am not escaping things correctly or perhaps my understanding of this encoding is flawed.
Can anyone provide some useful pointers here?
Dennis Fisher MD
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