[Rd] Subsetting the "ROW"s of an object
Michael Lawrence
l@wrence@mich@el @ending from gene@com
Fri Jun 8 19:15:27 CEST 2018
There probably should be an abstraction for this. In S4Vectors, we
have extractROWS().
Michael
On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 8:45 AM, Hadley Wickham <h.wickham using gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Is there a better to way to subset the ROWs (in the sense of NROW) of
> an vector, matrix, data frame or array than this?
>
> subset_ROW <- function(x, i) {
> nd <- length(dim(x))
> if (nd <= 1L) {
> x[i]
> } else {
> dims <- rep(list(quote(expr = )), nd - 1L)
> do.call(`[`, c(list(quote(x), quote(i)), dims, list(drop = FALSE)))
> }
> }
>
> subset_ROW(1:10, 4:6)
> #> [1] 4 5 6
>
> str(subset_ROW(array(1:10, c(10)), 2:4))
> #> int [1:3(1d)] 2 3 4
> str(subset_ROW(array(1:10, c(10, 1)), 2:4))
> #> int [1:3, 1] 2 3 4
> str(subset_ROW(array(1:10, c(5, 2)), 2:4))
> #> int [1:3, 1:2] 2 3 4 7 8 9
> str(subset_ROW(array(1:10, c(10, 1, 1)), 2:4))
> #> int [1:3, 1, 1] 2 3 4
>
> subset_ROW(data.frame(x = 1:10, y = 10:1), 2:4)
> #> x y
> #> 2 2 9
> #> 3 3 8
> #> 4 4 7
>
> It seems like there should be a way to do this that doesn't require
> generating a call with missing arguments, but I can't think of it.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Hadley
>
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