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Mar 25, 2016 3:01 AM
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**by the end of the thing, my expected output should be 3 subset tables.**

So I want to do this:

1) Go to a specific column,

2) Go to the first row of the column, and select matching cells, and group them to a subset table

dt << Select Matching Cells;

3) Then I want to skip the rest of the cell that I have matched, and move on to the next unique cell, and select the matching cells, and group them to a new subset table.. How do I do that? My table looks something like this

Fruit | Qty |
---|---|

Banana | 2 |

Apple | 5 |

Apple | 7 |

Banana | 7 |

Banana | 1 |

Banana | 5 |

Banana | 5 |

Apple | 8 |

Pear | 5 |

Pear | 4 |

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Solution

There are many ways to do this in JSL, but here's one:

NamesDefaultToHere**(****1****)**;

// Sample Data

dt = NewTable**(**"Sample Data",

NewColumn**(**"My Col", Numeric, Nominal, Formula**(**RandomInteger**(****4****)))**,

AddRows**(****50****)**

**)**;

// Get unique values

uVals = AssociativeArray**(**:My Col << **getValues****)** << **getKeys**;

// Make Subset Tables

for**(**g = **1**, g <= NItems**(**uVals**)**, g++,

r2get = dt << **getRowsWhere****(**:My Col == uVals**[**g**])**;

dt2 = dt << **subset****(**Rows**(**r2get**))**;

dt2 << **setName****(**"Subset of "||**(**dt << **getName****)**||" with My Col = "||Char**(**uVals**[**g**]))**;

**)**;

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There are many ways to do this in JSL, but here's one:

NamesDefaultToHere**(****1****)**;

// Sample Data

dt = NewTable**(**"Sample Data",

NewColumn**(**"My Col", Numeric, Nominal, Formula**(**RandomInteger**(****4****)))**,

AddRows**(****50****)**

**)**;

// Get unique values

uVals = AssociativeArray**(**:My Col << **getValues****)** << **getKeys**;

// Make Subset Tables

for**(**g = **1**, g <= NItems**(**uVals**)**, g++,

r2get = dt << **getRowsWhere****(**:My Col == uVals**[**g**])**;

dt2 = dt << **subset****(**Rows**(**r2get**))**;

dt2 << **setName****(**"Subset of "||**(**dt << **getName****)**||" with My Col = "||Char**(**uVals**[**g**]))**;

**)**;