This is a S3 generic.

gather_(data, key_col, value_col, gather_cols, na.rm = FALSE,
  convert = FALSE, factor_key = FALSE)

Arguments

data

A data frame

key_col, value_col

Strings giving names of key and value columns to create.

gather_cols

Character vector giving column names to be gathered into pair of key-value columns.

na.rm

If TRUE, will remove rows from output where the value column in NA.

convert

If TRUE will automatically run type.convert on the key column. This is useful if the column names are actually numeric, integer, or logical.

factor_key

If FALSE, the default, the key values will be stored as a character vector. If TRUE, will be stored as a factor, which preserves the original ordering of the columns.