[R] Modifying dataframe with mutate()

Patrick (Malone Quantitative) m@|one @end|ng |rom m@|onequ@nt|t@t|ve@com
Sat Jul 25 21:42:04 CEST 2020

This seems needlessly complicated.

df$v1 <- as.double(df$v1)

Or as.numeric()

On Sat, Jul 25, 2020 at 3:31 PM H <agents using meddatainc.com> wrote:

> In a statement like:
> df %>% mutate(v1 = as.double(v1))
> I expect the variable v1 in dataframe df to have been converted into a
> double. However, when I do:
> str(df)
> v1 still shows as int. Do I need to save the modified dataframe after
> mutating a variable?
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