[R] matching elements from two vectors
jholtman at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 16:53:11 CEST 2007
> x <- c(1,2,1,1,3,5,3,3,1)
> y <- c(2,3)
 2 3
On 8/17/07, Gonçalo Ferraz <gferraz29 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Imagine a vector x with elements (1,2,1,1,3,5,3,3,1) and a vector y with
> elements (2,3). I need to find out what elements of x match any of the
> elements of y.
> Is there a simple command that will return a vector with elements
> (F,T,F,F,T,F,T,T,F). Ideally, I would like a solution that works with
> dataframe colums as well.
> I have tried x==y and it doesn't work.
> x==any(y) doesn't work either. I realize I could write a foor loop and go
> through each element of y asking if it matches any element of x, but isn't
> there a shorter way?
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