Re: [R] Writing to a file

From: Melanie Vida <mvida_at_mitre.org>
Date: Tue 08 Mar 2005 - 06:31:32 EST

Yes, Andy, the command you gave takes only a minute to output the whole data set to a file rather than mine, which takes hours to complete the file ouput operation. Thanks!

Liaw, Andy wrote:

>Would the following do?
>
>x <- 1000
>write.table(Info[Info[,4] > x, c(1, 4)], file="/tmp/CT.dat")
>
>Andy
>
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>>From: Melanie Vida
>>
>>Here is a simple question. Is there a quicker way to write to a file
>>several rows of data at a time rather than one line at a
>>time? How can
>>the code below be optimized to write several rows at a time to a file
>>rather than one line at a time. See my slow method of
>>write.table below:
>>
>>---------------------------
>>x<-1000
>>for( i in 1:385420)
>> (
>> if(Info[i,4] > x)
>> write.table (cbind(Info[i,1], Info[i,4], file="/tmp/CT.dat",
>>append=TRUE, row.names=FALSE, col.names=FALSE)
>>
>>Thanks,
>>
>>-Melanie
>>
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