[R] How to use tapply with more than one variables grouped

PIKAL Petr petr.pikal at precheza.cz
Mon Oct 22 11:00:38 CEST 2012


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> Subject: [R] How to use tapply with more than one variables grouped
> I'm studying alone the R language for data preparation. I found a
> course at MIT for data preparation that uses python but I'm using R to
> learning. The first exercise is the preparation of data from a database
> that shows the contributions made to candidates for U.S. president. The
> database is described in FORMART
> ftp://ftp.fec.gov/FEC/Presidential_Map/2012/DATA_DICTIONARIES/CONTRIBUT
> link. I wonder how to print the table showing how many states are
> President Obama the top candidate (by full amount of donations
> received) with R language?
> I try using tapply method but, i dont understand how to working with
> more than one variable grouped. Could anyone help me in advance of the
> studies?
How did you use tapply? Did you read help page? It points to ?aggregate which is maybe what you are looking for.


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