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st: RE: data manipulation

From   "Nick Cox" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: RE: data manipulation
Date   Tue, 9 Nov 2004 14:53:09 -0000

There are several ways to test whether 
a value is an integer. An integer is 
the same as its floor and its ceiling 
and also x == int(x). So 

if x == int(x) 


if x != int(x) 

are two such tests. 

[email protected] 


> I have a simple question. I have a column (x) with integer 
> and non-integer values, such as 2, 2.03. 1, 1.8, .... I want 
> to use this column to identify each record by referring to 
> the integer and alternatively non-integer values. How do I 
> refer to them?
> for example:
> 'an expression'  if x==integer values
> 'another expression'  if x ~=integer values
> In these two examples how do I identify the integer and 
> non-integer values?

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