[R] Using read.table for importing gz file

David Winsemius dw|n@em|u@ @end|ng |rom comc@@t@net
Sat Aug 10 23:51:54 CEST 2019

Have you tried using readLines in the manner illustrated on the ?gzfile 
help page?


On 8/10/19 12:29 PM, Spencer Brackett wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to read the following Xena dataset into R for data analysis:
> https://tcga.xenahubs.net/download/TCGA.GBMLGG.sampleMap/HumanMethylation450.gz
> I tried to run the following read.table(gzfile("HumanMethylation450.gz")),
> but R ended up crashing as a result.
> Is there perhaps a way to use read.table with fread in some way to do this?
> Many thanks,
> Spencer
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