How to filter out groups empty for 1 column in Tidyverse

  A = c("A","A","B","B"),
  x = c(NA,NA,NA,1),
  y = c(1,2,3,4),
) %>% group_by(A) -> df

desired output:

  A = c("B","B"),
  x = c(NA,1)
  y = c(3,4),

I want to find all groups for which all elements of x and x only are all NA, then remove those groups. "B" is filtered in because it has at least 1 non NA element.

I tried:

df %>%

but it seems that filters out if it finds at least 1 NA; I need the correct word, which is not all.

>Solution :

This will remove groups of column A if all elements of x are NA:


df %>%
  group_by(A) %>%
  filter(! all(

# A tibble: 2 × 3
# Groups:   A [1]
#  A         x     y
#  <chr> <dbl> <dbl>
#1 B        NA     3
#2 B         1     4

Note that group "A" was removed because both cells in the column x are not defined.

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