Re: [R] dimnames

From: Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson_at_ucl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 13:23:14 +0000

On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 14:06 +0100, Roberto Olivares Hernandez wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I used the write.table function to save data in txt file, and this is the output:
>
>
> V1 V2 V3 V4
> 1 YAL005C 21 14 11
> 2 YAL007C 2 1 4
> 3 YAL012W 8 16 3
> 4 YAL016W 24 23 23
> 5 YAL019W 3 3 2
> 6 YAL020C 2 4 2
> 7 YAL021C 7 5 5
> 8 YAL022C 3 1 2
>
>
> but I need to remove the dimnames (first column)

You actually only want to remove one aspect of dimnames(XX), not all of them.

The answer is in the documentation for write.table(). See argument 'row.names' in ?write.table. Setting row.names = FALSE will do what you want.

HTH G

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