Re: [R] import text file into R

From: Dhanasekaran <>
Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2010 10:21:11 +0530

please look at the error..

> LosA<-read.table("E:\\Temporary

Tasks\\rub\\Los_R\\ca_los.txt",header=T,sep="\t") Error in scan(file, what, nmax, sep, dec, quote, skip, nlines, na.strings, :

  line 11022 did not have 87 elements

ca_los.txt is my tab delimited large text file which contains about 16lakhs observations.

thank you

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Erik Iverson <> wrote:

> Dhanasekaran wrote:
>> Sorry guys....
>> It is a tab delimited text file which I just exported from SAS. I want to
>> import this in R. Pl let me know what is the delimiter I should use and R
>> syntax.
>> You still don't say the error you're getting when you try your read.table
> command.


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