[R] data.frame bug?

Patrick Connolly p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz
Fri Oct 18 00:46:36 CEST 2002

On Thu, 17-Oct-2002 at 04:30PM -0500, Chong Gu wrote:

|> I'd like to create a data frame with components
|> > jk$x1
|> [1] 2
|> > jk$x2
|>          [,1] [,2]
|> [1,]    0    0
|> I used to be able to do it with
|> > jk <- data.frame(x1=2,x2=I(matrix(0,1,2)))
|> But now I get a error message.  
|> Can I still do what I want?  Thanks for any help.

Not if you want to call and use it a data frame.  A list as you've
made could still suit your purposes, but if you want a dataframe, it
has to have elements that are of equal lengths.


Patrick Connolly
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