[R] Multiple comment.char under read.table

From: Gundala Viswanath <gundalav_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2008 16:47:23 +0900


Hi all,

Suppose I want to read a text file with read.table. It containt lines to be skipped that begins with "!" and "^".

Is there a way to include this two values in the read.table function? I tried this but doesn't seem to work.

dat <- read.table("mydata.txt", comment.char = c("!","^") , na.strings = "null", sep = "\t");

Please advice.

-- 
Gundala Viswanath

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