Re: [R] Factor to numeric

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 09:16:38 +0100 (BST)

The decimal point in R is always '.', never ','.

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, Jojje Andersson wrote:

>
> Hello!
> I have a problem whith a data.frame. I want to make a subset where some of the variables have values within ceartain limits.
> The variables are proportions like 1,00, 0,54, 0,00 etc.
> I don't get it right as R take the variables for factors.
>
>
>> ekobsub1 <- subset(ekob, PAP>0,25 & PAP<0,6 & CAP>0,1 & CAP<0,6 & FAP>0,1)
> Error in `[.data.frame`(x, r, vars, drop = drop) : object "CAP" not found
> In addition: Warning message:
> In Ops.factor(PAP, 0) : > not meaningful for factors
>
>> ekobn<-as.numeric(as.character(ekob[["PAP"]]))
> Warning message:
> NAs introduced by coercion
>
>
> Thanks!
>
> /Jojje
>
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