# Re: [R] Check values in colums matrix

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Fri 25 Aug 2006 - 07:52:09 EST

> Dear all,
> I apologize if my question is quite simple.
> I have a dataset (20 columns & 1000 rows) which
> some of columns have the same value and the others
> have different values.
> Here are some piece of my dataset:
> obj <- cbind(c(1,1,1,4,0,0,1,4,-1),
> c(0,1,1,4,1,0,1,4,-1),
> c(1,1,1,4,2,0,1,4,-1),
> c(1,1,1,4,3,0,1,4,-1),
> c(1,1,1,4,6,0,1,5,-1),
> c(1,1,1,4,6,0,1,6,-1),
> c(1,1,1,4,6,0,1,7,-1),
> c(1,1,1,4,6,0,1,8,-1))
> obj.tr <- t(obj)
> obj.tr
> > obj.tr
> [,1] [,2] [,3] [,4] [,5] [,6] [,7] [,8] [,9]
> [1,] 1 1 1 4 0 0 1 4 -1
> [2,] 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 4 -1
> [3,] 1 1 1 4 2 0 1 4 -1
> [4,] 1 1 1 4 3 0 1 4 -1
> [5,] 1 1 1 4 6 0 1 5 -1
> [6,] 1 1 1 4 6 0 1 6 -1
> [7,] 1 1 1 4 6 0 1 7 -1
> [8,] 1 1 1 4 6 0 1 8 -1
> >
>
> How can I do to check columns 2,3,4,6,7 and 9 have
> the same value, and columns 1,5 and 8 have different
> values.
>
There has to be a better way but this will let you check visually since you only have 20 columns

for(i in 1:8) {
tt <-table(obj.tr[,i])
print( i)
print (tt)
}

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