Re: [R] read table problem

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Fri 24 Feb 2006 - 18:52:50 EST

Files save()d in R should be read back with load(). .RData or .rda are common extensions for such files.

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006, Chua Tock Hing wrote:

> Hi
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> I have a file saved in R, named agrexp.Rdata, shown below
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>> agrdata
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> fert yield
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> 1 25 84
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> 2 50 80
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> 3 75 90
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> 4 100 154
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> 5 125 148
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> If I double clicked on this file, the data is displayed without problem.
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> However if I tried to import using:
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>> agrdata<-read.table("agrexp.Rdata") or
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>> agrdata<-read.table("agrexp.Rdata",header=TRUE) or
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>> agrdata<-read.table("agrexp.Rdata",header=TRUE,row.names=1) or
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>> agrdata<-read.table("agrexp.Rdata",sep="")
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> I get an error message
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> "Warning message:
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> incomplete final line found by readTableHeader on 'agrexp.Rdata'"
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> or if I used:
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>> data(agrexp)
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> I get Warning message:
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> data set 'agrexp' not found in: data(agrexp)
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> Can anybody please help? I am a new user!
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> Thank you
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> CHUA TH
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