[R] How to remove a complete dataframe column

michaell taylor mt at michaelltaylor.com
Fri May 30 18:34:48 CEST 2003

or, if you no longer want the columns and don't want to create more
objects, you could:

rtu$Ri <- NULL

On Fri, 2003-05-30 at 11:51, Mark Marques wrote:
> I am using dataframes and I and I want to delete (remove) a specific
> column by name ...
> the data frame has 14 columns with several names and only need some.
> I tried to overwrite the columns with a single value but that in not very
> clean as I need to export the data to file.
> The rm command gives me a warning message stating :
> < remove: variable "rtu$Ri." was not found >
> or there is another method to remove parts of a dataframe?
> thanks in advance
> Mark Marques
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