Re: [R] return NA

From: Sundar Dorai-Raj <sundar.dorai-raj_at_pdf.com>
Date: Thu 30 Jun 2005 - 05:57:13 EST

dscully@fd9ns01.okladot.state.ok.us wrote:
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> A<-c(1,2,NA,7,5)
> B<-c(3,4,1,4,1)
> C<-c(6,5,6,NA,9)
> D<-c(8,7,4,6,2)
> df1<-cbind(A,B,C,D)
> for(i in seq(1,ncol(df1)-1, by=2)) {
> ifelse(df1[,i]=="NA",df1[,i+1]=="NA",df1[,] ) }
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>
> Tried several variations but none worked. I wish to find any NA's in
> column's 1 or 3 and change the numerical value to the right of the "
> NA"'s . In this case I wish to replace the 1 and 6 respectively with "NA".
> Any help would be appreciated.
>

I think you want ?is.na.

for(i in seq(1, ncol(df1) - 1, by = 2))

   df1[, i + 1] <- ifelse(is.na(df1[, i]), df1[, i], df1[, i + 1])

--sundar



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