massConvertToNumeric

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Converting many dataframe columns to numeric

This function makes it easy to convert many dataframe columns to numeric.

Usage
massConvertToNumeric(dat, byFactorLabel = FALSE,
  ignoreCharacter = TRUE, stringsAsFactors = FALSE)
Arguments
dat

The dataframe with the columns.

byFactorLabel

When converting factors, whether to do this by their label value (TRUE) or their level value (FALSE).

ignoreCharacter

Whether to convert (FALSE) or ignore (TRUE) character vectors.

stringsAsFactors

In the returned dataframe, whether to return string (character) vectors as factors or not.

Value

A data.frame.

Aliases
  • massConvertToNumeric
Examples
# NOT RUN {
### Create a dataset
a <- data.frame(var1 = factor(1:4),
                var2 = as.character(5:6),
                stringsAsFactors=FALSE);

### Ignores var2
b <- ufs::massConvertToNumeric(a);

### Converts var2
c <- ufs::massConvertToNumeric(a,
                               ignoreCharacter = FALSE);
# }
Documentation reproduced from package ufs, version 0.2.0, License: GPL (>= 3)

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