Re: [R] Reading # in file with read.csv

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Wed 12 Oct 2005 - 05:25:00 EST

Michel Friesenhahn <michel.friesenhahn.b@bayer.com> writes:

> I'm using read.csv to read in a csv file containing '#' characters. For
> example, say I'm reading the following file (test.csv):
>
> var1,var2,var3
> a,b,c
> d,e#,f
> g,h,i
>
> It outputs:
>
> > read.csv("Raw Data\\test.csv")
> var1 var2 var3
> 1 a b c
> 2 d e
> 3 g h i
> Warning message:
> incomplete final line found by readTableHeader on 'Raw Data\test.csv'
>
> read.csv appears to be treating '#' as a comment even in input data. Is there a
> way to turn this interpretation off?

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