R data manipulation tricks: PDF

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In the PDF, we tell you how to extract month, day and year from each date in a column, calculate ages, search and replace text, use a wildcard search, deal with IF statements and reshape data, among other things.

(The original Excel tips, upon which this is based, come from MaryJo Webster, senior data reporter with Digital First Media.)

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