[R] Reading tables using a truncated name

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 18:18:41 CET 2008



On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 11:06 AM,  <chibco at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I am trying to read a bunch of csv files using read.table() that are named
> "test_xxxxxx.csv" where "xxxxxx" has no particular pattern. Is there a way
> of reading all the files by specifying a truncated file name e.g. "test_"
> with some wild card characters, or would I have to laboriously create some
> vector with the "xxxxxx" names and iterate or lapply() over it?
> Kind regards
> Chibisi
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