[R] How to reach the column names in a huge .RData file without loading it

Frederic Ntirenganya ntfredo at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 17:13:14 CET 2016

I am not sure whether it is possible to get a column name from a dataset
without reading the data.

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Frederic Ntirenganya
Maseno University,
African Maths Initiative,
Email: fredo at aims.ac.za

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 6:59 PM, Lida Zeighami <lid.zigh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a huge .RData file and I need just to get the colnames of it. so is
> there any way to reach the column names without loading or reading the
> whole file?
> Since the file is so big and I need to repeat this process several times,
> so it takes so long to load the file first and then take the colnames!
> Thanks
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