[R] Want to convert list with vectore of dis similar lengths to data frame

JS Huang js.huang at protective.com
Thu Mar 5 15:04:35 CET 2015

  The following works by appending NA to make up the maximum length of the

> test4
[1] "a" "b" "c" "d" "e"

[1] "a" "b" "c" "d" "e" "f" "g"

[1] "h" "i" "j" "k" "l" "m" "n"

> as.data.frame(t(sapply(1:length(test4),
> function(x){c(test4[[x]],rep(NA,max(sapply(1:length(test4),function(x)length(test4[[x]])))-length(test4[[x]])))})))
  V1 V2 V3 V4 V5   V6   V7
1  a  b  c  d  e <NA> <NA>
2  a  b  c  d  e    f    g
3  h  i  j  k  l    m    n

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