Many tidyverse customers flip to the tidyr R bundle for reshaping information. However I’ve seen folks say they’ll’t bear in mind precisely how its
pivot_longer() features work. Fortunately, there’s a simple resolution: RStudio code snippets. Write a snippet as soon as, and what’s principally a fill-in-the-blank kind will all the time be at your fingertips.
From vast to lengthy
To go from vast to lengthy with tidyr, use the
pivot_longer() operate. It has the next syntax:
cols, # columns that ought to pivot from vast to lengthy (unquoted)
names_to, # identify of the brand new class column