[R] changing names with different character sets

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.ca.us
Sun Feb 19 09:32:07 CET 2012

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Erin Hodgess <erinm.hodgess at gmail.com> wrote:

>Dear R People:
>I'm trying to replicate something that I saw on an R blog.
>The first step is to load in the .rda file, which is fine.
>However, some of the names of the columns in the data frame have
>special characters, accents, and such.
>How do I get around this on a basic keyboard, please?
>Erin Hodgess
>Associate Professor
>Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
>University of Houston - Downtown
>mailto: erinm.hodgess at gmail.com
>R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>PLEASE do read the posting guide
>and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

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