Re: [R] Header of dataframe

From: Petr Pikal <petr.pikal_at_precheza.cz>
Date: Fri 27 Oct 2006 - 06:42:18 GMT


Hi

On 26 Oct 2006 at 13:52, Mihai Nica wrote:

Date sent:      	Thu, 26 Oct 2006 13:52:11 -0700 (PDT)
From:           	Mihai Nica <mihainica@yahoo.com>
To:             	Benjamin Dickgiesser <dickgiesser@gmail.com>,
	r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject:        	Re: [R] Header of dataframe

> names(temp)[1]="a"

Isn't it changing name of first column? I suspect, that Benjamin speaks about column of row names which I believe cannot have itself a name.

Petr

>
> see: ?names
>
> did you really created that function :-)?
>
> Mihai Nica
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> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Benjamin Dickgiesser <dickgiesser@gmail.com>
> To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 12:08:08 PM
> Subject: [R] Header of dataframe
>
> Hi
> I am fairly new to R and I would appreciate some help to hopefully a
> trivial problem.
>
> I created a function:
>
> summary.aggregate <- function(y, ...)
> {
> temp.mean <- aggregate(y, FUN=mean, ...)
> temp.sd <- aggregate(y, FUN=sd, ...)
> temp.length <- aggregate(y, FUN=length, ...)
> temp <-
> data.frame(cbind(mean=temp.mean$x,stdev=temp.sd$x,n=temp.length$x)
> )
> }
>
> this outputs e.g.:
>
> mean stdev n
> 1 645.6125 65.94129 60
> 2 655.2121 70.64094 60
> 3 633.3161 80.48620 60
> 4 650.3897 77.59191 60
> 5 630.4955 84.98888 60
> 6 656.2608 66.16100 60
> 7 666.1775 74.39796 60
> 8 663.1543 71.10769 60
>
> Is there an easy way to add a column name to the first column?

>
> Thank you,
> Benjamin
>
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