table_addColumn: Add a new column of metadata to a table

View source: R/table_addColumn.R

table_addColumnR Documentation

Add a new column of metadata to a table

Description

A new metadata column is added to the locationTbl. For matching locationID records, the associated locatioData is inserted. Otherwise, the new column will be initialized with NA.

Usage

table_addColumn(
  locationTbl = NULL,
  columnName = NULL,
  locationID = NULL,
  locationData = NULL,
  verbose = TRUE
)

Arguments

locationTbl

Tibble of known locations.

columnName

Name to use for the new column.

locationID

Vector of locationID strings.

locationData

Vector of data to used at matching records.

verbose

Logical controlling the generation of progress messages.

Value

Updated tibble of known locations.

See Also

table_removeColumn

table_updateColumn

Examples

library(MazamaLocationUtils)

# Starting table
locationTbl <- get(data("wa_monitors_500")) 
names(locationTbl)

# Add an empty column
locationTbl <-
  locationTbl %>%
  table_addColumn("siteName")
  
names(locationTbl)


MazamaLocationUtils documentation built on March 18, 2022, 7:24 p.m.