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Elevate a row to be the column names of a data.frame.

Usage

row_to_names(dat, row_number, ..., remove_row = TRUE, remove_rows_above = TRUE)

Arguments

dat

The input data.frame

row_number

The row of dat containing the variable names or the string "find_header" to use find_header(dat=dat, ...) to find the row_number.

...

Sent to find_header(), if row_number = "find_header". Otherwise, ignored.

remove_row

Should the row row_number be removed from the resulting data.frame?

remove_rows_above

If row_number != 1, should the rows above row_number - that is, between 1:(row_number-1) - be removed from the resulting data.frame?

Value

A data.frame with new names (and some rows removed, if specified)

See also

Other Set names: clean_names(), find_header(), mu_to_u

Examples

x <- data.frame(X_1 = c(NA, "Title", 1:3),
                X_2 = c(NA, "Title2", 4:6))
x %>%
  row_to_names(row_number = 2)
#>   Title Title2
#> 3     1      4
#> 4     2      5
#> 5     3      6

x %>%
  row_to_names(row_number = "find_header")
#>   Title Title2
#> 3     1      4
#> 4     2      5
#> 5     3      6