[R] rbind with different columns

Karl Ove Hufthammer karl at huftis.org
Tue Oct 20 16:05:39 CEST 2009

In article <4ADDC1D0.2040506 at yahoo.de>, niederlein-rstat at yahoo.de 
> In every list entry is a data.frame but the columns are only partially 
> the same. If I have exactly the same columns, I could do the following 
> command to combine my data:
> do.call("rbind", myList)
> but of course it does not work with differnt column names. Is there any 
> easy way to retrieve a combined table like this:

You're in luck. 'rbind.fill' in the 'plyr' package does exactly what you 

Karl Ove Hufthammer

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