[R] extracting elements

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Sep 24 18:42:31 CEST 2001

On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, luca laghi wrote:

> Equation constraints: optim()Dear R-users,
> is it possible to exract from a data frame the rows whose name contains a
> certain letter?
> Thank you, Luca

Is this what you want?

hills[grep("r", row.names(hills)), ]

which gives the rows whose row names contain "r".

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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