Re: [Rd] suggestion for read.table

From: Benjamin Tyner <btyner_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:07:18 -0400

Correction: the warning would be triggered by

warning("cols = ", cols, " != length(data) = ", length(data), domain = NA)

Ben

On 9/20/07, Benjamin Tyner <btyner_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> R-devel,
>
> IMHO, in readtable.R, the scan command
>
>
> if (nlines > 1)
> for (i in seq_along(col))
> col[i] <- length(scan(file, what = "", sep = sep,
> quote = quote,
> nlines = 1, quiet = TRUE, skip = 0,
> strip.white = strip.white,
> blank.lines.skip = blank.lines.skip,
> comment.char = comment.char,
> allowEscapes = allowEscapes))
> cols <- max(col1, col)
>
>
> should have fill = fill added. Otherwise, when fill = TRUE, it is
> possible for the warning
>
> warning("header and 'col.names' are of different lengths")
>
> to be inadvertantly triggered further down.
>
> Ben
>



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