[R] I don't understand the 'order' function

Patrick Burns pburns at pburns.seanet.com
Wed Apr 17 10:41:15 CEST 2013

There is a blog post about this:


And proof that it is possible to confuse them
even when you know the difference.


On 16/04/2013 19:10, Julio Sergio wrote:
> Julio Sergio <juliosergio <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> I thought I've understood the 'order' function, using simple examples like:
> Thanks to you all!... As Sarah said, what was damaged was my understanding (
> ;-) )... and as Duncan said, I was confusing 'order' with 'rank',
> thanks! Now I understand the 'order' function.
>    -Sergio
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