Re: [R] Ignore blank columns when reading a row from a table

From: Bernardo Rangel Tura <tura_at_centroin.com.br>
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 12:07:05 -0300

Em Ter, 2008-07-01 às 13:49 -0400, naw3_at_duke.edu escreveu:
> Hi,
>
> I am extracting data from a table where the rows have different column lengths,
> and empty columns have NA in them. Whenever I extract a row with some empty
> columns, the resulting vector carries all the NAs. Is there a way to ignore the
> empty columns?
>
> Thanks,
> -Nina

Nina

You can use scan() and argument what, if necessary you can use the argument fill=T to solve a diferent coluns length. use ?scan to get help

-- 
Bernardo Rangel Tura, M.D,MPH,Ph.D
National Institute of Cardiology
Brazil

P.S. I learn this tip read: "Data Manipulation with R"

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