[R] What is SAS options missing=0 equivalent in R?

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Tue Apr 2 17:11:09 CEST 2013

On Apr 2, 2013, at 16:49 , ramoss wrote:

> I have a dataframe & wish to convert the NA (missing values) to zero . In SAS
> I would use options missing=0 to convert all my obs in a dataset. How can I
> accomplish the same thing in R?  Can it be done?  Thanks for any thoughts on
> this.

The straightforward way would be

d[is.na(d)] <- 0

---with some caveats if you have non-numeric data in some columns.

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