[Rd] Subsetting time series

Ross Ihaka ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Aug 10 05:01:52 CEST 2004

Rob Hyndman wrote:
> When part of a time series is extracted, the time series component is 
> lost. e.g.,
> x <- ts(1:10)
> x[1:4]
> It would be nice if there was a subsetting function [.ts to avoid this 
> problem. However, it is beyond my R-coding ability to produce such a 
> thing.  Is someone willing to do it?

Have you had a look at "window"?  The problem with "["
its that it can produce non-contiguous sets of values.

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