[R] Merging files

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 20:42:00 CEST 2010

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Alex Jameson <ajameson75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Stephen,
> ?merge and ?intersect have been suggested, unfortunately, i have browsed
> through the documentation,
> and there is no live example to demonstrate how this can be used.

Sure there is. Try example(intersect) and example(merge). Or, try
?merge and read the examples section...

> documentation is not very descriptive.

It does take some getting used to. Hang in there, you'll get better at
reading the documentation with practice.

> Am quite new to R, although i have used SPSS and SAS before.

OK, one of the first things you might want to do is learn how to
properly formulate a request for help. If you provide a reproducible
example I am sure you will get a more helpful response.

> thanks
> Alex
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 2:22 PM, stephen sefick <ssefick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ?merge
>> --
>> Stephen Sefick
>> Let's not spend our time and resources thinking about things that are
>> so little or so large that all they really do for us is puff us up and
>> make us feel like gods.  We are mammals, and have not exhausted the
>> annoying little problems of being mammals.
>>                                                                -K. Mullis
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Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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