[R-SIG-Mac] GUI data editor
David Winsemius
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Sun Feb 6 04:54:13 CET 2011
On Feb 5, 2011, at 9:38 PM, Ahnate Lim wrote:
> thank you for the clarification, so to edit a vector I guess one
> might do
> this:
>
> x = c(1,2,3)
>
> x = as.vector(edit(as.matrix(x)))
Did you try that? It didn't work for me, but this did:
> x = c(1,2,3)
>
> x = as.vector(edit(as.matrix(x)))
>
> x
[1] 1 2 3
> x = as.vector(x <- edit(as.matrix(x)))
> x
[1] 1 4 3
Generally one needs to assign the result of edit() to <something>.
--
David.
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> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 3:14 PM, Simon Urbanek
> <simon.urbanek at r-project.org>wrote:
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>> On Feb 5, 2011, at 1:42 PM, Ahnate Lim wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I am confused, is there a GUI data editor that can be invoked by
>>> edit()?
>>
>>
>> Yes.
>>
>> For example
>> m=edit(matrix(0,4,4))
>> or
>> d=edit(iris)
>>
>>
>>> I am looking at the book R in a Nutshell, and there is a picture
>>> of a
>> nice
>>> spreadsheet that should come up. When I use edit() all I get is a
>>> text
>>> editor?
>>>
>>
>> It means that you're trying to edit something that doesn't fit a
>> spreadsheet.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Simon
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