Re: [R] merge numerous columns of unequal length

From: T.D.Rudolph <prairie.picker_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2008 09:10:01 -0700 (PDT)

Indeed both options are salable, though I agree the latter may be more convenient.
Merci!

Patrick Burns wrote:
>
> As the answers you've received suggest, you
> can use a list. Or you could have two
> vectors: one with the data, the other with the
> group identity. The latter format is likely more
> convenient for a lot of analyses.
>
> Since your data are not inherently rectangular,
> it is probably best to get the idea of spreadsheet
> out of your head. (It is probably best anyway.)
>
> Patrick Burns
> patrick_at_burns-stat.com
> +44 (0)20 8525 0696
> http://www.burns-stat.com
> (home of S Poetry and "A Guide for the Unwilling S User")
>
> T.D.Rudolph wrote:

>> I have numerous objects, each containing continuous data representing the
>> same variable, movement rate, yet each having a different number of rows.  
>> e.g.
>> d1<-as.matrix(rnorm(5))
>> d2<-as.matrix(rnorm(3))
>> d3<-as.matrix(rnorm(6))
>>
>> How can I merge these three columns side-by-side in order to create a
>> table
>> regardless of the difference in length?  I wish to analyze the output in
>> a
>> spreadsheet format.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> Tyler
>>

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