Re: [R] Read code from character string

From: Greg Snow <Greg.Snow_at_imail.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 08:57:03 -0600

You should also look at fortune(106) and think about possible other solutions to your overall objective.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-
> project.org] On Behalf Of Johannes Huesing
> Sent: Friday, June 18, 2010 12:17 AM
> To: Peter Langfelder
> Cc: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] Read code from character string
>
> Peter Langfelder <peter.langfelder_at_gmail.com> [Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at
> 09:38:45PM CEST]:
> > eval(parse(text="print(9**2)"))
>
> cheers, I overlooked the text option.
>
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 12:32 PM, Johannes Huesing
> > <johannes_at_huesing.name> wrote:
> > > Dear expRts,
> > > I have a character string, say a <- "print(9**2)". How do I execute
> > > the contents of the string, parsed as R code? Do I have to open a
> > > connection and use cat(a), and parse it at the other end?
>
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