longer: Pivot data from wide to long

longer_dtR Documentation

Pivot data from wide to long

Description

Turning a wide table to its longer form. It takes multiple columns and collapses into key-value pairs.

Usage

longer_dt(.data, ..., name = "name", value = "value", na.rm = FALSE)

Arguments

.data

A data.frame

...

Pattern for unchanged group or unquoted names. Pattern can accept regular expression to match column names. It can recieve what select_dt recieves.

name

Name for the measured variable names column. The default name is 'name'.

value

Name for the molten data values column(s). The default name is 'value'.

na.rm

If TRUE, NA values will be removed from the molten data.

Value

A data.table

See Also

wider_dt, melt, pivot_longer

Examples


## Example 1:
stocks = data.frame(
  time = as.Date('2009-01-01') + 0:9,
  X = rnorm(10, 0, 1),
  Y = rnorm(10, 0, 2),
  Z = rnorm(10, 0, 4)
)

stocks

stocks %>%
  longer_dt(time)

stocks %>%
  longer_dt("ti")

# Example 2:


  library(tidyr)

  billboard %>%
    longer_dt(
      -"wk",
      name = "week",
      value = "rank",
      na.rm = TRUE
    )

  # or use:
  billboard %>%
    longer_dt(
      artist,track,date.entered,
      name = "week",
      value = "rank",
      na.rm = TRUE
    )

  # or use:
  billboard %>%
    longer_dt(
      1:3,
      name = "week",
      value = "rank",
      na.rm = TRUE
    )


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