# some

From car v3.0-0
by John Fox

##### Sample a Few Elements of an Object

Randomly select a few elements of an object, typically a data frame, matrix, vector, or list. If the object is a data frame or a matrix, then rows are sampled.

- Keywords
- utilities

##### Usage

`some(x, ...)`# S3 method for data.frame
some(x, n=10, cols=NULL, ...)

# S3 method for matrix
some(x, n=10, cols=NULL, ...)

# S3 method for default
some(x, n=10, ...)

##### Arguments

- x
the object to be sampled.

- n
number of elements to sample.

- cols
if

`NULL`

, use all columns, if a vector of column names or numbers, use only the columns indicated- …
arguments passed down.

##### Value

Sampled elements or rows.

##### Note

These functions are adapted from `head`

and `tail`

in the `utils`

package.

##### References

Fox, J. and Weisberg, S. (2019)
*An R Companion to Applied Regression*, Third Edition, Sage.

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
some(Duncan)
some(Duncan, cols=names(Duncan)[1:3])
# }
```

*Documentation reproduced from package car, version 3.0-0, License: GPL (>= 2)*

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