[R] Read in files in r

Jim Lemon drjimlemon at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 04:02:34 CET 2016

Hi lily,
My first guess is that the errors are due to trying to open a file like:




That is, your code will generate filenames in the directories
fold1,..., without prepending the folder names. Maybe:

for(read_dir in read_dirs) {
 for(nextfile in filelist) {

Beware: untested.


On Wed, Nov 9, 2016 at 1:42 PM, lily li <chocold12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi R users,
> In the current directory, there are several folders (such as fold1, fold2,
> fold3, etc.), while each folder includes the same named files, such as
> file1.txt, file2.txt, file3.txt, etc. The structures of each folder and
> each file are the same, but with different values. I want to read the files
> from each folder, but can't get it to work. Could you please tell me why?
> Thanks.
> rd1 = read.table(file=list.files('fold1')[1], head=T)
> rd2 = read.table(file=list.files('fold1')[2], head=T)
> rt1 = read.table(file=list.files('fold2')[1], head=T)
> rt2 = read.table(file=list.files('fold2')[2], head=T)
> Then there are the warning sign that 'cannot open file 'file1.txt': No such
> file or directory'
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