[R] direct data frame entry

Wolski wolski at molgen.mpg.de
Wed Jun 9 23:20:10 CEST 2004

Hi Ivo!



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On 6/9/2004 at 3:29 PM ivo welch wrote:

>>>hi:  I searched the last 2 hours for a way to enter a data frame 
>>>directly in my program.  (I know how to read from a file.)  that is, I 
>>>would like to say something like
>>>    d <- this.is.a.data.frame(   c("obs1name", 0.2, 0.3),
>>>                                          c("obs2name", 0.4, 1.0),
>>>                                          c("obs3name", 0.6, 2.0) , 
>>>varnames=c("name", "val1", "val2")  );
>>>everything I have tried sofar (usually, building with rbind and then 
>>>names(d)) has come out with factors for the numbers, which is obviously 
>>>not what I want.   this must be a pretty elementary request, so it 
>>>should probably be an example under data.frame (or read.table).  of 
>>>course, it is probably somewhere---just I have do not remember it and 
>>>could not find it after 2 hours of searching.  I also tried the r-help 
>>>archives---at the very least, I hope we will get the answer there for 
>>>future lookups.
>>>regards, /iaw
>>>R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
>>>PLEASE do read the posting guide! http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html

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