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Good riddance to Excel pivot tables

    plyr reshape2 R
 Source: .Rmd/.md

Excel pivot tables have been how I have reorganized data…up until now. These are just a couple of examples why R is superior to Excel for reorganizing data:

UPDATE: I fixed the code to use ‘dcast’ instead of ‘cast’. And library(ggplot2) instead of library(plyr) [plyr is called along with ggplot2]. Thanks Bob!

Also, see another post on this topic here.

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