[R] Removing variables
ccleland at optonline.net
Wed Aug 13 19:50:19 CEST 2003
Aurora Torrente wrote:
> Is there any way to remove at the same time several variables that share
> a suffix, for example (similar to * or ? in DOS) ?
To remove objects sharing a suffix use something like:
To remove variables sharing a suffix from a dataframe use
newdata <- mydata[,-grep("SUFFIX$", names(mydata))]
In both cases the $ metacharacter indicates that the literal
characters are at the end of the string.
hope this helps,
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