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Element Merging

Merges an object by the names of its elements. Inserting elements in value into x that do not exists in x and replacing elements in x that exists in value with value elements if protect is false.

Keywords
utilities
Usage
consolidate(x, value, protect, …)
# S3 method for default
consolidate(x, value, protect=FALSE, …)

consolidate(x, protect, …) <- value

Arguments
x

named list or vector

value

named list or vector

protect

logical; should elements in x be kept instead of elements in value?

currently does nothing; included if ever want to make generic.

See Also

names

Aliases
  • consolidate
  • consolidate<-
  • consolidate.default
Examples
# NOT RUN {
x <- 1:5
names(x) <- LETTERS[x]

y <- 6:10
names(y) <- LETTERS[y-2]

x                  # c(A=1,B=2,C=3,D=4,E=5)
y                  # c(D=6,E=7,F=8,G=9,H=10)

consolidate(x, y)      # c(A=1,B=2,C=3,D=6,E=7,F=8,G=9,H=10)
consolidate(x, y, protect=TRUE)      # c(A=1,B=2,C=3,D=4,E=5,F=8,G=9,H=10)

# }
Documentation reproduced from package Hmisc, version 4.0-3, License: GPL (>= 2)

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