[R] sorting by the row names

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu Aug 21 17:51:50 CEST 2008

On Thu, 21 Aug 2008, someone without a real name wrote:

> is it possible to sort a file by the row names?

No, as files does not have row names.  But data frames do, so perhaps

DF[sort.list(row.names(DF)), ]

is what you are looking for.

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