Re: [R] Delete Block of Rows

From: Moshe Olshansky <m_olshansky_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 20:34:19 -0700 (PDT)


I believe that x <- x[-(1:25),] should work.

> From: nmarti <nate318i_at_yahoo.com>
> Subject: [R] Delete Block of Rows
> To: r-help_at_r-project.org
> Received: Sunday, 15 June, 2008, 11:02 PM
> I am trying to delete a section of rows from a data frame
> (based on no
> condition). Lets say my data frame has 200 rows and I want
> to delete rows 1
> through 25. How would I do this?
>
> I know x[ -1, ] deletes the first row (or any desired row).
> I tried using
> different variations of this, like x[ -c(1:25), ] but that
> didn't work. I
> also tried writting a few functions, for example:
>
> deleteRows <- function( data, s, e, ) {
> for( i in s:e )
> data[ -i, ]
> }
> deleteRows( ds, 1, 25 )
>
> But that didn't work either, it only deleted row 25
> (i'm new to writing
> functions).
> Any thoughts on how to solve my problem would be
> appreciated.
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