[R] filling values in a vector using smaller vector
Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no
Wed Dec 24 22:25:51 CET 2008
Milton Huang wrote:
> Thank you both for such beautiful solutions. Just what I was looking for! I
> love the Internet, R, and the R-list! There is so much opportunity to learn.
> In fact, looking at the replace function, I see the two solutions are the
> function (x, list, values)
> x[list] <- values
> <environment: namespace:base>
not exactly. an application of replace generates a local copy of the
data, and whatever you pass to replace as x will not be modified, while
if you do the assignment yourself, you'll modify the data.
> Thanks again. You made my day. Have a happy holiday season.
you too! meRRy chRistmas and a happy new yeaR to all subscRibeRs.
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