[R] How do you apply a function to each variable in a data frame?

From: zerfetzen <zerfetzen_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 07:03:36 -0800 (PST)

I want to apply a more complicated function than what I use in my example, but the idea is the same:

Suppose you have a data frame named x and you want to a function applied to each variable, we'll just use the quantile function for this example. I'm trying all sorts of apply functions, but not having luck. My best guess would be:

sapply(x, FUN=quantile)

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