[R] Namibia becoming NA

Joshua Wiley jwiley.psych at gmail.com
Sun Jul 18 08:36:54 CEST 2010

Hi Suresh,

I think you will need to use read.table() rather than the read.csv()
wrapper for it.  Try:

input <- read.table(file = "padded.csv", sep = ",", header = TRUE,
na.strings = NULL)



On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 10:47 PM, Suresh Singh <singh.258 at osu.edu> wrote:
> I have a data file in which one of the columns is country code and NA is the
> code for Namibia.
> When I read the data file using read.csv, NA for Namibia is being treated as
> null or "NA"
> How can I prevent this from happening?
> I tried the following but it didn't work
> input <- read.csv("padded.csv",header = TRUE,as.is = c("code2"))
> thanks,
> Suresh
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Joshua Wiley
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