10 Must-Know Tidyverse Functions: #2 - across()
Written by Matt Dancho on November 3, 2020
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across() function was just released in dplyr 1.0.0. It’s a new tidyverse function that extends
summarize for multiple column and function summaries.
Learn how to use
across() to summarize data like a data wizard:
Across doesn’t do anything you can’t with normal
summarize(). So why
across()? Simply put,
across() allows you to scale up your summarization to multiple columns and multiple functions.
Across makes it easy to apply a mean and standard deviation to one or more columns. We just slect the columns and functions that we want to apply.
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