Re: [R] A problem on sink() and format,suggestions appreciated

From: Douglas Bates <bates_at_stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu 02 Jun 2005 - 00:33:23 EST

luan_sheng wrote:

> Yong Wang 写道:
> 

>> Dear R users
>> I get a weired problem when use sink:
>> since the data set pretty big, I sink intermediate result for further
>> use,following
>> lines are consistently used when write data
>>
>> ###########################
>> sink("dataname.txt")
>> data
>> sink()
>> ##########################
>>
>> at first couples of run, all 10 variables are wrote to a file in
>> following format:
>>
>>
>> V1 V2 ....... V10
>> 1 10457 132356.7 ....... 4356.8
>> 2 75690.2 66697 ....... 98777
>> . ..................................
>> 10000 654786 3412.54 ...... 98712.567
>>
>>
>>
>> then I did modifcations somewhere else, the format change to:
>>
>> V1 V2 ....... V9
>> 1 10457 132356.7 ....... 7823.569
>> 2 75690.2 66697 ....... 77024
>> . ..................................
>> 10000 654786 3412.54 ...... 336721
>>
>> V10
>> 1 4356.8
>> 2 98777
>> . .......
>> 10000 98712.567
>>
>> this format is not convenient to read.
>> can you hint me where the problem is and how can I make it back to the
>> first format?
>> I worked on this hours but still can not figure out.
>>
>> any suggestions highly appreciated!
>>
>> thank you
>>
>> yong
>>
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> I dont' know the method you write data into your file.But if you use
> "write" function ,then you can specify the colums by the
> "ncolumns". The following is the usage "write"
> 
> write(x, file = "data", ncolumns = if(is.character(x)) 1 else 5, append
> = FALSE)

Alternatively you could save the original R object to a file, remove it from your worksheet, and load it later when you need it. See

?save



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