Re: [R] changing a specific column name

From: Eik Vettorazzi <E.Vettorazzi_at_uke.uni-hamburg.de>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:51:21 +0200

almost there, just use
colnames(d)[ind] <- 'new name'

(order of brackets matters)

Am 28.04.2011 13:39, schrieb pdb:
> Hi,
>
> Can someone please tell me how to change the column name of a specific
> column. How do I change the name of the column 'Species'?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
>
> d <- iris
>
> colnames(d)
> [1] "Sepal.Length" "Sepal.Width" "Petal.Length" "Petal.Width" "Species"
>
> ind <- which(names(d)=='Species')
>
> ind
> [1] 5
>
> colnames(d[ind])
> [1] "Species"
>
> colnames(d[ind]) <- 'new name'
>
> colnames(d[ind])
> [1] "Species"
>
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