Re: [R] read.table problem

From: bogdan romocea <br44114_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu 26 Jan 2006 - 04:47:35 EST


By the way, you might find this sed one-liner useful:

   sed -n '11981q;11970,11980p' filename.txt It will print the offending line and its neighbors. If you're on Windows you need to install Windows Services For Unix or Cygwin.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Andrej Kastrin
> Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2006 3:08 AM
> To: r-help
> Subject: [R] read.table problem
>
> Dear R useRs,
>
> I have big (23000 rows), vertical bar delimited file:
>
> e.g.
> A00001|Text a,Text b, Text c|345
> A00002|Text bla|456
> ...
> ..
> .
>
> Try using
>
> A <- read.table('filename.txt', header=FALSE,sep='\|')
>
> process stop at line 11975 with warning message:
> number of items read is not a multiple of the number of columns
>
> I have no problems with processing similar file, which is only 10000
> rows long?
>
> Any suggestion what's the problem here. Thank's in advance.
>
> Cheers, Andrej
>
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