[R] Multiple Merge

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Apr 8 15:45:00 CEST 2003

On Tue, 8 Apr 2003 TyagiAnupam at aol.com wrote:

> How to merge multiple dataframes with a common column? Merge takes only two 
> dataframes as arguments.
> Something like:
> df <- merge(df1,df2,df3,...,by="ID")

Is that a unique ID the same values of which occur in all the dfs?  Then
it is not a question of merging.  Sort them all on ID and cbind them.

Otherwise you can merge df1 with df2, df12 with df3 etc.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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