[Rd] Column name disappears when indexing a single column (PR#12532)

From: <cherrera_at_cs.nmsu.edu>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 05:25:27 +0200 (CEST)


Good Day,
  I can understand that after indexing a single column in a matrix, R will return a vector instead of the single column. However, during the conversion to a vector, the column name is lost.   I was wondering if it would be better to have R return a single column matrix (retaining the column name), instead of automatically converting to a vector. Users could use as.vector() to convert afterwards.

Thanks,
CMHJ
<<insert bug report here>>

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Version:
 platform = x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
 arch = x86_64
 os = linux-gnu
 system = x86_64, linux-gnu
 status =
 major = 2
 minor = 7.1
 year = 2008
 month = 06

 day = 23
 svn rev = 45970
 language = R
 version.string = R version 2.7.1 (2008-06-23)

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