[R] replacing Na's in a vector with the preceding integer element

ravi rv15i at yahoo.se
Thu Nov 13 18:07:35 CET 2008

I have a vector where an integer is followed by a randomly varying number of NA elements. I want to replace the NA's with the preceding integer. Let me explain with a simple example :
avec<- c(1,NA,NA,5,NA,3,4,NA,NA,NA,NA,9,NA,0,NA,NA)
I want to get the following vector from a :

How can I do this with R? Will appreciate all the help that I can get.
Thanking you,

More information about the R-help mailing list