Read 00Index-style Files
Read item/description information from
00Index-like files. Such
files are description lists rendered in tabular form, and currently
used for the
demo/00Index files of add-on
the name of a file to read data values from. If the specified file is
"", then input is taken from the keyboard (in this case input can be terminated by a blank line). Alternatively,
filecan be a
connection, which will be opened if necessary, and if so closed at the end of the function call.
A character matrix with 2 columns named
"Description" which hold the items and descriptions.
formatDL for the inverse operation of creating a
00Index-style file from items and their descriptions.