Re: [R] how to important a date file into R

From: Dr. S. B. Nguah <sbnguah_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 02:01:44 -0700 (PDT)

Hi,

 ?read.fwf

Try,
read.fwf("filename.ext",width=c(3,rep(1,298)),header=F)

Blay

yyan liu wrote:
>
> Hi:
> I have a data file in the following format. The first three digits
> stand for the ID of a respondent such as 402, 403. Different respondents
> may have the same ID. Followed the ID are 298 single digit number ranging
> from 1 to 5. My question is how to read this data file into R. I tried
> "scan" and "read" but they do not work because the numbers in the file are
> not separated. Any suggestions?
> Thank you!
>
> zhong
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 40212221211
> 11212323114345531221314222132311445542524542111412113212124145315324113113112411
> 14153111131421112514214413141115311543241411222213124115411415351211114251213111
> 51512242411411311413352111512221311113211423111131141413151433212221211454124214
> 11531111311211331512415451222211112311131311111512
> 40222221211
> 31122312123333532122221122221311444321432343211313223213222134323223114122313322
> 13343113112421222413324223221213431321322212332223222115222414431222214351312113
> 52221232312323213313222111222242312112411323122131143223251332112123231333121222
> 11422211214312332312324351213121121311233412212512
> 40312191211
> 21112311121534431151234222211213324522211214112212112312311125413412313112211111
> 24233113124442121211213442233211221321444411253212211113221344241211424252112314
> 11121224211414112421111111111141332231511345133211131132431122111311121443131114
> 32541311112223211512414541111111121451211311111541
> 40322191211
> 31124311121411333143142111311111444331311315212111221131221115333113115111411312
> 15414112115544144211325324213211121151345211152412111114121535153531514152111425
> 32141123112335112111121111111151241243511135125221111111441121111322141111131114
> 35411111444313111112413531111111111341311411111511
>
>
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Blay S
KATH
Kumasi, Ghana.
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