Re: [R] read.table

From: Marc Schwartz <>
Date: Thu 19 Oct 2006 - 21:11:56 GMT

On Thu, 2006-10-19 at 17:06 -0400, Weiwei Shi wrote:
> thanks. i know how to go around it but i feel read.table should have
> something like that to disable the process of adding "X" to the header
> :)

You could try setting 'check.names = FALSE' to see what you end up with in terms of column names. That will effectively disable the use of make.names() to validate/adjust the incoming column names.

The risk here is unknown depending upon the root etiology of the problem.

HTH, Marc Schwartz mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Fri Oct 20 07:22:09 2006

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