[R] Replacing values job

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Wed Nov 28 16:52:20 CET 2007

>From: Serguei Kaniovski <Serguei.Kaniovski at wifo.ac.at>
>Date: 2007/11/28 Wed AM 08:53:34 CST
>To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
>Subject: [R] Replacing values job

newY<-sapply(1:length(Y), function(.element) 

i hope it helps you.

>I have two vectors of different lengths which contain the same set of
>X < -c(2,6,1,7,4,3,5)
>Y <- c(1,1,6,4,6,1,4,1,2,3,6,6,1,2,4,4,5,4,1,7,6,6,4,4,7,1,2)
>How can I replace the values in Y with the index (!) of the corresponding
>values in X. So 2 appears in X in the first coordinate, so all 2’s in Y
>should be replaced by 1, etc.
>Thank you for your help,
>Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)
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