[R] cut a vector in equal parts

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 19:01:32 CET 2013


On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Martin Batholdy
<batholdy at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to cut a vector of values in parts.
> Each part should have an equal number of elements.
> for example:
> x <- (rnorm(500)^2)
> now I want 5 vectors each with 100 elements.
> The first vector should include the 100 lowest values of x and so on
> (so that the fifth vector contains the 100 highest values of x).
> thanks for any help!
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Jim Holtman
Data Munger Guru

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