Function for importing the contents of a table file into R

Description

This function reads and imports into R the contents of a table file.

Usage

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get.tabledata(infodir, tablename)

Arguments

infodir

Info directory where there is a file called arc.dat

tablename

The name of the table from which we want to import the data

Value

This function returns a data frame in which each column stores the data of a field from the table. The columns are not assigned the names of the fields, but this can be got with the get.tablefields function.