[R] 'Split' character
Gabor Grothendieck
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 17:27:32 CET 2007
Try this using the BOD data frame that comes with R or
try using interaction in place of paste:
split(BOD, do.call(paste, c(BOD, sep = ":")), drop=TRUE)
On Nov 25, 2007 10:23 AM, <pomchip at free.fr> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks Jim and Herinque for you reply.
>
> The substitution you are both proposing works fine, except when a or b contains
> decimal numbers (which is mostly my case in a real dataset). In this case, there
> is no distinction between the decimal point and the one introduced by the split
> function.
> If the split function cannot be customized, then I guess I have to first
> substitute the decimal point in my dataset by e.g. a * sign and change it back
> to a . when the split is done...
>
> Sebastien
>
> jim holtman a écrit :
>
> > Here is one way:
> >
> >> a<-1:10
> >> b<-21:30
> >> mydata<-data.frame(a,b)
> >> mydata.split<-split(mydata,(mydata[,1:2]),drop=TRUE)
> >> x <- mydata.split
> >> # customize the names
> >> names(x) <- sapply(strsplit(names(x), "\\."), paste, collapse="-my
> character-")
> >> x
> > $`1-my character-21`
> > a b
> > 1 1 21
> >
> > $`2-my character-22`
> > a b
> > 2 2 22
> >
> > $`3-my character-23`
> > a b
> > 3 3 23
> > ...........
> >
> > On Nov 24, 2007 6:15 PM, <pomchip at free.fr> wrote:
> >>
> >> Dear R-users,
> >>
> >> The following code splits a very simple dataframe into a list, each element
> of
> >> the list being one line of the dataframe. You will see that the split
> function
> >> names each element of the list by using uses the content of a and b and
> merging
> >> them with a "." character. Is there a way to customize this character?
> >>
> >> a<-1:10
> >> b<-21:30
> >> mydata<-data.frame(a,b)
> >> mydata.split<-split(mydata,(mydata[,1:2]),drop=TRUE)
> >> mydata.split
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance for your help.
> >>
> >> Sebastien
> >>
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> >
> >
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