Remove Data Frame from Workspace in R (Example Code)

In this article you’ll learn how to drop a data frame from the workspace / global environment in R.

Creation of Example Data

data(iris)                     # Load example data frame
head(iris)
                    #   Sepal.Length Sepal.Width Petal.Length Petal.Width Species
# 1          5.1         3.5          1.4         0.2  setosa
# 2          4.9         3.0          1.4         0.2  setosa
# 3          4.7         3.2          1.3         0.2  setosa
# 4          4.6         3.1          1.5         0.2  setosa
# 5          5.0         3.6          1.4         0.2  setosa
# 6          5.4         3.9          1.7         0.4  setosa

Example: Removing Data Frame Object from Global Environment Using rm() Function

rm(iris)                        # Delete data frame object

Related Tutorials

Have a look at the following R programming tutorials. They discuss topics such as variables, naming data, and missing data.

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