[R] read txt file - date - no space
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Tue Jul 31 01:25:20 CEST 2018
Or, without removing the first line
dadf <- read.table("xxx.txt", stringsAsFactors=FALSE, skip=1)
dadf$datetime <- as.POSIXct(paste(dadf$V1,dadf$V2))
since the dates appear to be in the default format.
(I generally prefer to work with datetimes in POSIXct class rather than POSIXlt class)
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On 7/30/18, 4:03 PM, "R-help on behalf of Jim Lemon" <r-help-bounces using r-project.org on behalf of drjimlemon using gmail.com> wrote:
You may have to do some conversion as you have three fields in the
first line using the default space separator and five fields in
subsequent lines. If the first line doesn't contain any important data
you can just delete it or replace it with a meaningful header line
with five fields and save the file under another name.
It looks as thought you have date-time as two fields. If so, you can
just read the first field if you only want the date:
# assume you have removed the first line
If you want the date/time:
On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 12:29 AM, Diego Avesani <diego.avesani using gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am dealing with the reading of a *.txt file.
> The txt file the following shape:
> 103001930 103001580 103001530
> 1998-10-01 00:00:00 0.6 0 0
> 1998-10-01 01:00:00 0.2 0.2 0.2
> 1998-10-01 02:00:00 0.6 0.2 0.4
> 1998-10-01 03:00:00 0 0 0.6
> 1998-10-01 04:00:00 0 0 0
> 1998-10-01 05:00:00 0 0 0
> 1998-10-01 06:00:00 0 0 0
> 1998-10-01 07:00:00 0.2 0 0
> If it is possible I have a coupe of questions, which will sound stupid but
> they are important to me in order to understand ho R deal with file or date.
> 1) Do I have to convert it to a *csv file?
> 2) Can a deal with space and not ","
> 3) How can I read date?
> thanks a lot to all of you,
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