Re: [R] Reading tables using a truncated name

From: Henrique Dallazuanna <wwwhsd_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2008 15:13:17 -0200

Try this:

sapply(dir(patt="^test_"), read.table, sep = ";", header = TRUE)

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 3:06 PM, <chibco_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> I am trying to read a bunch of csv files using read.table() that are named
> "test_xxxxxx.csv" where "xxxxxx" has no particular pattern. Is there a way
> of reading all the files by specifying a truncated file name e.g. "test_"
> with some wild card characters, or would I have to laboriously create some
> vector with the "xxxxxx" names and iterate or lapply() over it?
>
> Kind regards
>
> Chibisi
>
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