Re: [R] Replacing elements of a list over a certain threshold

From: Johannes Huesing <johannes_at_huesing.name>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 20:14:38 +0200

Jim Hargreaves <james_at_ipec.co.uk> [Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 12:34:01PM CEST]:
> Dear List,
>
> I have a list of length ~1000 filled with numerics. I need to
> replace the elements of this list that are above a certain numerical
> threshold with the value of the threshold.
>
> e.g
> example=list(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1)
> threshold=5
> <magic code goes here>
> example=(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1).
>

lapply(example, min, 5)

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