[R] Row number of minimum value?

Adrian Dusa dusa.adrian at gmail.com
Sun May 17 10:05:30 CEST 2009

Hi Mike,

On Sunday 17 May 2009, MikSmith wrote:
> Hi
> This *must* be an insanely easy thing to work out, but I'm not too familiar
> with R syntax. So how do I work out the row number (if I pass a column) of
> the minimum value?? I can get the value itself from min(), but where can I
> get the row??

Maybe this helps:
which(mycol == min(mycol))

where "mycol" is your column.

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