[R] Variables from a Dataframe

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 21:11:07 CET 2011

I'm glad that worked for you. It's a good idea to reply to the
list, as well as me, so that there's public acknowledgment of
a working solution, and so that the answer appears in the


On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Jose Bustos Melo <jbustosmelo at yahoo.es> wrote:
> Thank you Sarah!!... that works well, thank you a lot!!!.... Always I get so
> upset when I get stuck with some code.
> have a good day!
> José
> ________________________________
> De: Sarah Goslee <sarah.goslee at gmail.com>
> Para: Jose Bustos Melo <jbustosmelo at yahoo.es>
> CC: "r-help at r-project.org" <r-help at r-project.org>
> Enviado: lunes 12 de diciembre de 2011 16:50
> Asunto: Re: [R] Variables from a Dataframe
> Without a reproducible example it's impossible to say for certain,
> but I'd try
> cbind.data.frame() instead of cbind().
> You need to have a data frame, not a matrix, for the result.
> Sarah
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Jose Bustos Melo <jbustosmelo at yahoo.es>
> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I want make a variable selection  from a dataframe, but when I build this
>> new object (using cbind) the new table (which is a matrix) I lost all the
>> original factor names in the variables. I get 1,2,3....
>> Someone would be so kind and tell me if there's is a ny way to get
>> variables in a dataframe, but not changing these factor to numbers?
>> Thank you all.
>> José
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