Re: [R] sort columns

From: Rau, Roland <Rau_at_demogr.mpg.de>
Date: Fri 03 Feb 2006 - 03:12:02 EST


Hi,

is this what you were looking for?

> sort(c("v1", "v9090", "v910", "v990", "v908"))
[1] "v1" "v908" "v9090" "v910" "v990"
> library(gtools)
> mixedsort(c("v1", "v9090", "v910", "v990", "v908"))
[1] "v1" "v908" "v910" "v990" "v9090"
>

Best,
Roland

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Ana Quitério
> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 12:56 PM
> To: r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] sort columns
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> Hi.
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> I have a simple (I think) question
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> My dataset have these variables:
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> names(data)
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> [1] "v1" "v2" "v3" "v4" "v5" "v6" "v7" "v8"
> "v9" "v10"
> "v11" "v12" "v13" "v14" "v15" "v16" "v17" "v18" "v52"
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> [20] "v53" "v54" "v55" "v56" "v57" "v58" "v59" "v60"
> "v61" "v62"
> "v63" "v64" "v65" "v66" "v67" "v68" "v69" "v70" "v71"
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> [39] "v72" "v73" "v74" "v75" "v76" "v77" "v78" "v79"
> "v80" "v81"
> "v19" "v20" "v21" "v22" "v23" "v24" "v25" "v26" "v27"
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> [58] "v28" "v29" "v30" "v31" "v32" "v33" "v34" "v35"
> "v36" "v37"
> "v38" "v39" "v40" "v41" "v42" "v43" "v44" "v45" "v46"
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> [77] "v47" "v48" "v49" "v50" "v51" "v82" "v83" "v84"
> "v85" "v86"
> "v87" "v88" "v89" "v90" "v91" "v92" "v93" "v94" "v95"
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> [96] "v96" "v97" "v98" "v99" "v100" "v101" "v102" "v103"
> "v104" "v105"
> "v106" "v107" "v108" "v109" "v110" "v111" "v112" "v113" "v114"
>
> (...)
>
> [856] "v856" "v857" "v858" "v859" "v860" "v861" "v862"
> "v863" "v864" "v865"
> "v866" "v867" "v868" "v869" "v870" "v871" "v872" "v873" "v874"
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> [875] "v875" "v876" "v877" "v878" "v879" "v880" "v881" "v882"
> "v883" "v884"
> "v885" "v886" "v887" "v888" "v889" "v890" "v891" "v892" "v893"
>
> [894] "v894" "v895" "v896" "v897" "v898" "v899" "v900" "v901"
> "v902" "v903"
> "v904" "v905" "v906" "v907" "v908" "v909" "v910" "v911" "v912"
>
> [913] "v913" "v914" "v915" "v916" "v917" "v918" "v919" "v920"
> "v921" "v922"
> "v923" "v924" "v925" "v926" "v927" "v928" "v929" "v930" "v931"
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> And I want obtain another dataset with sort columns names,
> and I do this:
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> data1<-data[,sort(colnames(data))]
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> names(data1)
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> [1] "v1" "v10" "v100" "v101" "v102" "v103" "v104" "v105"
> "v106" "v107"
> "v108" "v109" "v11" "v110" "v111" "v112" "v113" "v114" "v115"
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> [20] "v116" "v117" "v118" "v119" "v12" "v120" "v121" "v122"
> "v123" "v124"
> "v125" "v126" "v127" "v128" "v129" "v13" "v130" "v131" "v132"
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> [39] "v133" "v134" "v135" "v136" "v137" "v138" "v139" "v14"
> "v140" "v141"
> "v142" "v143" "v144" "v145" "v146" "v147" "v148" "v149" "v15"
>
> [58] "v150" "v151" "v152" "v153" "v154" "v155" "v156" "v157"
> "v158" "v159"
> "v16" "v160" "v161" "v162" "v163" "v164" "v165" "v166" "v167"
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> [77] "v168" "v169" "v17" "v170" "v171" "v172" "v173" "v174"
> "v175" "v176"
> "v177" "v178" "v179" "v18" "v180" "v181" "v182" "v183" "v184"
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> [96] "v185" "v186" "v187" "v188" "v189" "v19" "v190" "v191"
> "v192" "v193"
> "v194" "v195" "v196" "v197" "v198" "v199" "v2" "v20" "v200"
>
> [115] "v201" "v202" "v203" "v204" "v205" "v206" "v207" "v208"
> "v209" "v21"
> "v210" "v211" "v212" "v213" "v214" "v215" "v216" "v217" "v218"
>
> [134] "v219" "v22" "v220" "v221" "v222" "v223" "v224" "v225"
> "v226" "v227"
> "v228" "v229" "v23" "v230" "v231" "v232" "v233" "v234" "v235"
>
> (...)
>
> [856] "v87" "v870" "v871" "v872" "v873" "v874" "v875" "v876"
> "v877" "v878"
> "v879" "v88" "v880" "v881" "v882" "v883" "v884" "v885" "v886"
>
> [875] "v887" "v888" "v889" "v89" "v890" "v891" "v892" "v893"
> "v894" "v895"
> "v896" "v897" "v898" "v899" "v9" "v90" "v900" "v901" "v902"
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> [894] "v903" "v904" "v905" "v906" "v907" "v908" "v909" "v91"
> "v910" "v911"
> "v912" "v913" "v914" "v915" "v916" "v917" "v918" "v919" "v92"
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> [913] "v920" "v921" "v922" "v923" "v924" "v925" "v926" "v927"
> "v928" "v929"
> "v93" "v930" "v931" "v94" "v95" "v96" "v97" "v98" "v99"
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> But I would like obtain, something like this: "v1" "v2"
> "v3" "v4" "v5"
> "v6" (...) "v928" "v929" "v930" "v931"
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> It's possible?
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> Thanks in advance
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> Ana Quiterio
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> Ana Quiterio
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