[R] Sorting in data frames

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue May 20 12:59:09 CEST 2003

Stephen Thackeray wrote:
> Hi, 
> Is it possible to sort the rows within a data frame, with respect to
> the values in one or more of the columns? For example, if I had measured
> water temperatures at differenrt depths within a lake, on different
> sampling dates and had a dataframe containing sampling dates (x),
> sampling depths (y) and data for each day-depth combination (z), would
> it be possible to rearrange the data frame so that it is sorted by day
> and then by depth? 

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Uwe Ligges

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