# datasource

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##### Create a source object.

Create a source object.

Keywords
internal
##### Usage
datasource(file, skip = 0, comment = "")
##### Arguments
file
Either a path to a file, a connection, or literal data (either a single string or a raw vector).

Files ending in .gz, .bz2, .xz, or .zip will be automatically uncompressed. Files starting with http://, https://, ftp://, or ftps:// will be automatically downloaded. Remote gz files can also be automatically downloaded and decompressed.

Literal data is most useful for examples and tests. It must contain at least one new line to be recognised as data (instead of a path).

skip
Number of lines to skip before reading data.
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##### Examples
# Literal csv
datasource("a,b,c\n1,2,3")
datasource(charToRaw("a,b,c\n1,2,3"))

# Strings
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