R How to Specify Variable Names in cbind() Function (2 Examples)

This tutorial illustrates how to rename columns when using the cbind function in R.

Example 1: Using cbind without Variable Names

cbind(1:5, 2:6)                # No column names
#      [,1] [,2]
# [1,]    1    2
# [2,]    2    3
# [3,]    3    4
# [4,]    4    5
# [5,]    5    6

Example 2: Using cbind with Variable Names

cbind(x = 1:5, y = 2:6)        # Specify column names
#      x y
# [1,] 1 2
# [2,] 2 3
# [3,] 3 4
# [4,] 4 5
# [5,] 5 6

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