Import Data into R - Part 1

Introduction In this post, we will learn to: read data from flat or delimited files handle column names/header skip text/info present before data specify column/variable types read specific columns/variables Libraries, Data & Code We will use the readr package. The data sets can be downloaded from here and the codes from here. library(readr) Types of Delimiters Before we start reading data from files, let us take a quick look at the different types of delimiters we have to deal with while reading or importing data.