[R] Default value of Numerals argument in read.table function R 3.3.2 on Mac

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 20:19:13 CET 2017

Those are the available options, not the defaults. If you follow the
chain to ?type.convert as the help for read.table suggests, you will
learn that "allow.loss" is the default value. The help for
type.convert also explains what each option means.


On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Ramnik Bansal <ramnik.bansal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> The help file for function read.table mentions the default value for the
> argument numerals  as
> c("allow.loss", "warn.loss", "no.loss")
> How are the three values used as default values ?
> Thanks
> Ramnik

Sarah Goslee

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