# Convert a dataframe with observations over time into long format

Source:`R/mkin_wide_to_long.R`

`mkin_wide_to_long.Rd`

This function simply takes a dataframe with one independent variable and
several dependent variable and converts it into the long form as required by
`mkinfit`

.

## Arguments

- wide_data
The dataframe must contain one variable with the time values specified by the

`time`

argument and usually more than one column of observed values.- time
The name of the time variable.

## Value

Dataframe in long format as needed for `mkinfit`

.

## Examples

```
wide <- data.frame(t = c(1,2,3), x = c(1,4,7), y = c(3,4,5))
mkin_wide_to_long(wide)
#> name time value
#> 1 x 1 1
#> 2 x 2 4
#> 3 x 3 7
#> 4 y 1 3
#> 5 y 2 4
#> 6 y 3 5
```