[R] Help on reshape function
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Mar 6 19:15:31 CET 2012
On Mar 6, 2012, at 12:45 PM, R. Michael Weylandt wrote:
> You'll need to use the cast() function but I can't say more unless you
> can provide more specifics. I believe Hadley's website has more
> documentation than the package: http://had.co.nz/reshape/
in reshape2 Hadley did away with cast() and replaced it with more
specialized versions, probably dcast() for this problem.
What is also missing here is some specificity for "retransform my
data.frame into wide format ".
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 9:34 AM, mails <mails00000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey Michael,
>> thanks for your help. I think the reshape2 library works much
>> better than
>> the normal reshape function.
>> However, I still cannot retransform my data.frame into wide format
>> once used
>> melt function to transform
>> it into long format. How do I get it back to wide format?
>> The documentation, unfortunately, is not very detailed.
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David Winsemius, MD
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