[R] dataframe rbind

Bert Gunter bgunter.4567 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 17:12:08 CET 2015

Try reading and following the Help file, ?rbind.data.frame.

You are inventing your own syntax, not using R's.

Incidentally, growing the frames as you do is generally a bad idea.
Search r-help archives for why.


Bert Gunter

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On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 8:03 AM, Troels Ring <tring at gvdnet.dk> wrote:
> Dear friends - I have a very simple question -
> I generate a number of dataframes with identical names and want to combine
> them into one large dataframe with the same names -
> here is an example
> DF <- data.frame(a=rnorm(10),b=runif(10),ID=0)
> for (i in 1:10){
> DF <- DF+rbind(data.frame(a=rnorm(10),b=runif(10),ID=i))}
> - the dataframe do not grow as I thought it would.
> How would I do this?
> All best wishes
> Troels Ring
> Nephrology
> Aalborg
> Denmark
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