Overview

The tidyselect package is the backend of functions like dplyr::select() or dplyr::pull() as well as several tidyr verbs. It allows you to create selecting verbs that are consistent with other tidyverse packages.

  • To learn about tidyselect syntax as a user of dplyr or tidyr, read the Select columns section of the R4DS book.

  • To learn how to implement tidyselect in your own functions, read the Get started vignette.

  • To learn exactly how the tidyselect syntax is interpreted, read the Technical descrition vignette.

Installation

tidyselect is on CRAN. You can also install the development version from github with: