[Rd] Subsetting the "ROW"s of an object
Hadley Wickham
h@wickh@m @ending from gm@il@com
Fri Jun 8 19:29:33 CEST 2018
I suspect this will have suboptimal performance since the TRUEs will
get recycled. (Maybe there is, or could be, ALTREP, support for
recycling)
Hadley
On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:16 AM, Berry, Charles <ccberry using ucsd.edu> wrote:
>
>
>> On 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?
>
>
> You can use TRUE to fill the subscripts for dimensions 2:nd
>
>>
>> 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 <-
> function(x,i)
> {
> mc <- quote(x[i])
> nd <- max(1L, length(dim(x)))
> mc[seq(4, length=nd-1L)] <- rep(list(TRUE), nd - 1L)
> mc[["drop"]] <- FALSE
> eval(mc)
>
> }
>
>>
>> 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
>>
>
> HTH,
>
> Chuck
>
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