[R] Change data format query

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Wed Feb 19 20:19:20 CET 2014

Just wanted to suggest that you check out the reshape2 package. A lot
of folks have complained that R's base reshape() command is rather
opaque, and Hadley Wickham wrote his package to facilitate this sort
of thing.


Bert Gunter
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
(650) 467-7374

"Data is not information. Information is not knowledge. And knowledge
is certainly not wisdom."
H. Gilbert Welch

On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 7:18 AM, drruddy gmail <drmarkruddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> # Data manipulation problem #
> Please my Git repo at <https://github.com/markruddy/RAD.git>
> Running RStudio 0.97.248
> The dataset RYA13Report_transect_AB.csv is in a sort of 'longform' at the moment. Which I would like to change so that:
> 1. Each Pack_Name is a column
> 2. Each BH_Name is a row
> 3. Top-mOD are variables of Pack_Name
> I've played around with reshape but can't fathom it out.
> Any help appreciated.
> Mark
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