makeFilter: Builds filters to be used in labkey.selectRows and getRows

View source: R/makeFilter.R

makeFilterR Documentation

Builds filters to be used in labkey.selectRows and getRows

Description

This function takes inputs of column name, filter value and filter operator and returns an array of filters to be used in labkey.selectRows and getRows.

Usage

makeFilter(...)

Arguments

...

Arguments in c("colname","operator","value") form, used to create a filter.

Details

These filters are applied to the data prior to import into R. The user can specify as many filters as desired. The format for specifying a filter is a vector of characters including the column name, operator and value.

colname

a string specifying the name of the column to be filtered

operator

a string specifying what operator should be used in the filter (see options below)

value

an integer or string specifying the value the columns should be filtered on

Operator values:
EQUAL
DATE_EQUAL
NOT_EQUAL
DATE_NOT_EQUAL
NOT_EQUAL_OR_MISSING
GREATER_THAN
DATE_GREATER_THAN
LESS_THAN
DATE_LESS_THAN
GREATER_THAN_OR_EQUAL
DATE_GREATER_THAN_OR_EQUAL
LESS_THAN_OR_EQUAL
DATE_LESS_THAN_OR_EQUAL
STARTS_WITH
DOES_NOT_START_WITH
CONTAINS
DOES_NOT_CONTAIN
CONTAINS_ONE_OF
CONTAINS_NONE_OF
IN
NOT_IN
BETWEEN
NOT_BETWEEN
MEMBER_OF
MISSING
NOT_MISSING
MV_INDICATOR
NO_MV_INDICATOR
Q
ONTOLOGY_IN_SUBTREE
ONTOLOGY_NOT_IN_SUBTREE

When using the MISSING, NOT_MISSING, MV_INDICATOR, or NO_MV_INDICATOR operators, an empty string should be supplied as the value. See example below.

Value

The function returns either a single string or an array of strings to be use in the colFilter argument of the labkey.selectRows function.

Author(s)

Valerie Obenchain

References

http://www.omegahat.net/RCurl/,
https://www.labkey.org/project/home/begin.view

See Also

labkey.selectRows

Examples


# library(Rlabkey)

## Two filters, ANDed together
makeFilter(c("TextFld","CONTAINS","h"),
    c("BooleanFld","EQUAL","TRUE"))

## Using "in" operator:
makeFilter(c("RowId","IN","2;3;6"))

## Using "missing" operator:
makeFilter(c("IntFld","MISSING",""))


Rlabkey documentation built on April 1, 2022, 5:07 p.m.