From: Jorge Ivan Velez <jorgeivanvelez_at_gmail.com>

Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 17:22:27 -0400

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Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 17:22:27 -0400

Dear Eric,

Try this:

# First function

f1=function(x,k) c(x,rep(NA,k-length(x)))
x<-c(3,4,5)

f1(x,5)

# Second function

f2=function(x,val){

res=which(x==val,arr.ind=T)

paste(res,collapse=',',sep='')

}

x<-matrix(1:9,ncol=3)

f2(x,2)

**HTH,
**
Jorge

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 5:07 PM, Eric Turkheimer <ent3c_at_virginia.edu> wrote:

> I am wondering if it is possible to perform the following two basic

*> functions with primitive R functions. I know I could write functions for
**> either, but it seems as though they are probably built-in somewhere.
**>
**> 1) Fill out a vector to a desired length with missing values or zeros.
**> So,
**>
**> x<-c(3,4,5)
**> f(x,5)
**>
**> 3,4,5,NA,NA
**>
**> 2) Find the [row,col] location of a particular value in a matrix, eg
**>
**> x<-matrix(1:9,ncol=3)
**>
**> f(x,2)
**>
**> 2,1
**>
**>
**> Thanks.
**>
**> --
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**> Department of Psychology
**> University of Virginia
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