[R] Thanks!

R_Learner sschiang8 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 06:25:36 CEST 2008

Thanks! I'll use the which.min function. I've been learning R from the pdfs
on the CRAN website, but I find the texts to be generally introductory, not
comprehensive, and focused on one niche purpose. Can anyone suggest a good
self-teach guide?

Thanks again!

R_Learner wrote:
> I have a long list of numbers [3.4,5.4,3.67,....], and I basically want to
> find the index of the number closest to this number that I have, let's say
> 5.43. How would I do this without writing a for loop (I have to do this
> many times for several lists)? Is there a "lookup" function in R? 
> Thanks!

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