Re: [R] finding missing lines...

From: Florence Combes <fcombes_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 07 Oct 2005 - 19:46:32 EST

Vittorio,
you can also code sthing like this:

> ind<-(setdiff(b,a))$col1

you have what is common in a and b,
and then you take the opposite in a :

> a[-ind,]

col1 col2
3 3 daughter
5 5 wife

hope this helps,

florence.

On 10/7/05, Vittorio <vdemart1@tin.it> wrote:
>
> Take this as an example:
>
> > a=data.frame(col1=c(1,2,3,4,5), col2=c
> ("my","beloved","daughter","son","wife"))
> > b=data.frame(col1=c(1,2,4),
> col2=c("my","beloved","son"))
> > a
> col1 col2
> 1 1 my
> 2
> 2 beloved
> 3 3 daughter
> 4 4 son
> 5 5 wife
> > b
>
> col1 col2
> 1 1 my
> 2 2 beloved
> 3 4 son
>
> As you can
> see in b is equal to a with exception of lines of a with col1= 3 and
> col1=5 that are missing.
>
> How can I obtain a third dataframe made of
> the missing lines only, e.g.
>
> > c
> col1 col2
> 1 3 daughter
> 2
> 5 wife
>
> Ciao
> Vittorio
>
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