[R] Sorting a dataframe by one column?

Chuck Cleland ccleland at optonline.net
Fri Feb 24 15:14:44 CET 2006

mtb954 mtb954 wrote:
> Given the following dataframe:
> A=1:10
> B=(a-5)^2
> DATAFRAME=data.frame(A,B)
> How can I sort DATAFRAME increasing (or decreasing, for that matter)
> by B without making reference to A, or any other column?
> I've read ?order and ?sort but cannot seem to figure this out.

You should have tried RSiteSearch("sort dataframe") also, since there 
are many examples in the archives of R-help.


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