[R] xmat[1, 2:3] <- NULL
ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Thu Jul 7 19:43:31 CEST 2005
Mikkel Grum wrote:
> I have a situation where I'm filling out a dataframe
> from a database. Sometimes the database query doesn't
> get anything, so I end up trying to place NULL in the
> dataframe like below.
>>temp <- NULL
>>xmat <- as.data.frame(matrix(NA, 2, 3))
>>xmat[1, 2:3] <- temp
> Error in if (m < n * p && (n * p)%%m)
> stop(gettextf("replacement has %d items, need %d", :
> missing value where TRUE/FALSE needed
> I can't get the programme to accept that sometimes
> what the query looks for just doesn't exist, and I
> just want to move on to the next calculation leaving
> the dataframe with a missing value in the given cell.
> It's a real show stopper and I haven't found a way
> round it.
> Best wishes,
> PS. I'm using dbGetQuery to query an SQLite database.
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