Re: [R] how to create a variable to rank within subgroups

From: Denis Chabot <chabotd_at_globetrotter.net>
Date: Tue 07 Jun 2005 - 21:57:57 EST

I sure agree the name is not very helpful in guessing what it can do.

May I suggest "propagate"?

Denis Chabot
Le 07 juin 2005 à 06:18, Peter Dalgaard a écrit :

> Denis Chabot <chabotd@globetrotter.net> writes:
>
>
>> Thank you very much Andy, this is exactly what I was looking for. I
>> did not know this function.
>>
>
> It's a horrible misnomer though (ave() is originally for replacing
> values
> with averages, but obviously has other uses). Any suggestions for a
> better name (or alias).
>
>
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