Re: [R] How to filter a data frame?

From: Roland Rau <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:10:34 -0400


rlearner309 wrote:
> I have a question about how to filter the data frame:
> Suppose my data frame has variables like gender, age,... How to get a subset
> of the data frame, with only female (or male) and/or age > 50...? What is
> the typical syntax? I tried several condition expressions, but none of them
> worked...
> Thanks a lot!

I guess the other people answered the question already. But may I ask if your background is in SPSS? I just had this impression talking about 'filter' and the unique way of using 'syntax'.


P.S. The first statistical software I used was SPSS and I would have asked in exactly the same way when I started using R. :-) mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 22 Jul 2008 - 15:45:20 GMT

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