Re: [R] write.table vs. read.table and the argument "fill"

From: Carl Witthoft <carl_at_witthoft.com>
Date: Sun, 08 May 2011 09:11:05 -0400

Well, it could be a list variable.

foo<- 1:7
bar<-1:9
rab<-list(foo,bar)

I suppose I could do something like

oof<-rbind(foo,bar)
write.table(oof) #ignore the warnings

and then ignore or delete the redundant items in the output file.

On 5/8/11 1:51 AM, Joshua Wiley wrote:
> Hi Carl,
>
> What would the "equivalent" argument for write.table do? Or perhaps
> to rephrase my question what type of R object do you have in mind to
> write that is a "ragged array"?
>
> Josh
>
> On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 7:38 AM, Carl Witthoft<carl_at_witthoft.com> wrote:
>> Just wondering how come read.table lets you specify fill=TRUE for ragged
>> arrays, but so far as I can tell, no equivalent for write.table?
>>
>> Not a big deal, since I'm perfectly comfortable w/ write and scan and the
>> other file I/O goodies. "A foolish inconsistency..." and all that.
>>



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