Re: [R] Reading fixed column format

From: Anupam Tyagi <>
Date: Tue 12 Sep 2006 - 06:47:56 GMT

Jason Barnhart <jasoncbarnhart <at>> writes:

> These posts may be helpful.
> Using scan directly may also work for you rather than read.fwf.
> Also, there are posts regarding using other tools such a 'perl' or 'cut' to
> prepocess the data
> before reading with R. Searching the archives with those keywords should
> help.

I new user should not have to learn "perl","cut", "awk", etc simply to be able to use R. Does not make sense to me. mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue Sep 12 17:09:39 2006

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