Re: [R] select rows from data based on a vector of char strings

From: Jorge Ivan Velez <jorgeivanvelez_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 19:48:05 -0400

Try this,

x="label freq1 freq2

news   54      35
fun      37      21
milk    19      7
food     3       3"

yourdata=read.table(textConnection(x),header=TRUE) attached(yourdata)
flist<-c("fun","food")

yourdata[label %in% flist,]

I hope this helps,

Jorge

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 3:13 AM, Dirkheld <dirk.bollen_at_soc.kuleuven.be> wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I have loaded a dataset in R :
> data =
>
> label freq1 freq2
> news 54 35
> fun 37 21
> milk 19 7
> food 3 3
> .... etc
>
> And I have a vector
> flist<-c("fun","food")
>
> Now I want to use the vector 'flist' for selecting these values from
> 'data'
> so that I get the following dataset :
> label freq1 freq2
> fun 37 21
> food 3 3
>
> When I do 'data$label==flist[1]' I get 'F T F F', so it works for one item
> in the char vector flist.
> But, when I do 'data$label==flist' I get 'F F F F' while I expected 'F T F
> T'. It seems that I can't perform this action with a vector of
> charstrings?
>
> Is there an other way to do so?
>
> --
> View this message in context:
> http://www.nabble.com/select-rows-from-data-based-on-a-vector-of-char-strings-tp16832735p16832735.html
> Sent from the R help mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
>
> ______________________________________________
> R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide
> http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
>

        [[alternative HTML version deleted]]



R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Wed 23 Apr 2008 - 23:55:03 GMT

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Thu 24 Apr 2008 - 01:30:33 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive