[R] replacing values in a vector
garbade at psy.uni-muenchen.de
Thu Jul 26 14:27:44 CEST 2001
Jens Nieschulze wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Sven Garbade wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > there is a vector v with several NAs. I want to create a new vector n of
> > the same length as v and the same NAs as in v and tried this:
> > n <- vector(length=length(v), mode="numeric")
> > replace(n, which(is.na(v)), NA)
> > but this does't work, all values in n are 0. What went wrong?
> > replace
> function (x, list, values)
> x[list] <- values
> from the function body I gues you should use
> > replace(n, which(is.na(v)), NA)->n
> instead because I assume that x is a local variable
> so the global n wouldn't be changed by replace()
oh, of course... Thanks!
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