[Rd] RE: [R] Removing "row.names"
Wed, 7 Feb 2001 16:57:27 +0100
>>>>> Thomas Lumley writes:
> On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Kurt Hornik wrote:
>> >>>>> Yves Gauvreau writes:
>> > Try this
>> > sampled <- data.frame(sample(rnorm(100),2))
>> > colnames(sampled) <- " " # Or preferably something meaningful
>> > sampled
>> > 1 1.777068
>> > 2 0.937161
>> This *surely* is a bug. How can it be possible to remove the variable
>> names in a data frame?
> He hasn't removed them, just set them to " ". We allow variable names
> that are not valid R names (in fact, we rely on them in model.frame).
Correct. Let me rephrase the question: how can it be possible to set
the (variable) names in a data frame to something non-unique?
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