```
require(stats) # for median
med.att <- apply(attitude, 2, median)
sweep(data.matrix(attitude), 2, med.att) # subtract the column medians
## More sweeping:
A <- array(1:24, dim = 4:2)
## no warnings in normal use
sweep(A, 1, 5)
(A.min <- apply(A, 1, min)) # == 1:4
sweep(A, 1, A.min)
sweep(A, 1:2, apply(A, 1:2, median))
## warnings when mismatch
sweep(A, 1, 1:3) # STATS does not recycle
sweep(A, 1, 6:1) # STATS is longer
## exact recycling:
sweep(A, 1, 1:2) # no warning
sweep(A, 1, as.array(1:2)) # warning
```

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