[R] Scope and sapply

From: Worik R <worikr_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 13:22:25 +1200


I am puzzled by the scope rules that apply with sapply.

If I want to modify a vector with sapply I tried...

N <- 10
vec <- vector(mode="numeric", length=N)
test <- function(i){
  vec[i] <- i

}
sapply(1:N, test)
vec

but it not work.

How can this be done?

Worik

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