Re: [R] Problem reading in external data and assigning data.frames within R

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Wed 05 Oct 2005 - 00:07:38 EST

Nathan Dieckmann <ndieckma@uoregon.edu> writes:

> Hey there,
>
> I apologize if this is an irritatingly simple question ... I'm a
> new user. I can't understand why R flips the sign of all data values
> when reading in external text files (tab delimited or csv) with the
> read.delim or read.csv functions. The signs of data values also seem
> to be flipped after assigning a new data.frame from within R (xnew <--

If you think the assignment operator is "<--", then that could well be the cause....

> edit(data.frame()). What am I doing wrong?
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
>
> -- Nate

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