Create a readable connection to a file in an archive.

archive_read(
archive,
file = 1L,
mode = "r",
format = NULL,
filter = NULL,
options = character()
)

## Arguments

archive

character(1) The archive filename or an archive object.

file

character(1) || integer(1) The filename within the archive, specified either by filename or by position.

mode

character(1) A description of how to open the connection (if it should be opened initially). See section ‘Modes’ in base::connections() for possible values.

format

character(1) default: NULL The archive format, one of ‘7zip’, ‘cab’, ‘cpio’, ‘iso9660’, ‘lha’, ‘mtree’, ‘shar’, ‘rar’, ‘raw’, ‘tar’, ‘xar’, ‘zip’, ‘warc’ .

filter

character(1) default: NULL The archive filter, one of ‘none’, ‘gzip’, ‘bzip2’, ‘compress’, ‘lzma’, ‘xz’, ‘uuencode’, ‘lzip’, ‘lrzip’, ‘lzop’, ‘grzip’, ‘lz4’, ‘zstd’ .

options

character() default: character(0) Options to pass to the filter or format. The list of available options are documented in options can have one of the following forms:

• option=value The option/value pair will be provided to every module. Modules that do not accept an option with this name will ignore it.

• option The option will be provided to every module with a value of "1".

• !option The option will be provided to every module with a NULL value.

• module:option=value, module:option, module:!option As above, but the corresponding option and value will be provided only to modules whose name matches module. See read options for available read options See write options for available write options

## Value

An 'archive_read' connection to the file within the archive to be read.

## Examples

a <- system.file(package = "archive", "extdata", "data.zip")
# Show files in archive
a
#> [1] "/home/runner/work/_temp/Library/archive/extdata/data.zip"

# By default reads the first file in the archive.
#>   Sepal.Length Sepal.Width Petal.Length Petal.Width Species
#> 1          5.1         3.5          1.4         0.2  setosa
#> 2          4.9         3.0          1.4         0.2  setosa
#> 3          4.7         3.2          1.3         0.2  setosa

# Can also specify a filename directly
#>    mpg cyl disp  hp drat    wt  qsec vs am gear carb
#> 1 21.0   6  160 110 3.90 2.620 16.46  0  1    4    4
#> 2 21.0   6  160 110 3.90 2.875 17.02  0  1    4    4
#> 3 22.8   4  108  93 3.85 2.320 18.61  1  1    4    1

# Or by position