[R] elegant way of removing NA's and selecting specific values from a data.frame

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Jul 6 17:49:58 CEST 2011


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On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 8:35 AM, Jim Maas <j.maas at uea.ac.uk> wrote:
> I have a data.frame "e" and would like to extract the 23rd column, remove
> any NA's and then remove any values >= 30.  I can do it in steps such as
> this but have failed to figure out how to do it in a single line .... any
> suggestions?
> first <- e[,23]
> second <- first[!is.na(first)]
> third <- second[second<=30]
> thanks a bunch
> J
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> Dr. Jim Maas
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