Re: [R] for loop with global variables

From: Petr PIKAL <petr.pikal_at_precheza.cz>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 17:42:07 +0200

Hi

Something like
paste("output", i, sep = ".")
shall work
You could consult FAQ
7.34 How can I save the result of each iteration in a loop into a separate file

Regards
Petr

r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org napsal dne 28.04.2011 17:17:48:

> Petr PIKAL <petr.pikal_at_precheza.cz>
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> 28.04.2011 17:17
>
> Komu
>
> ivan <i.petzev_at_gmail.com>
>
> Kopie
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> r-help_at_r-project.org
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> Předmět
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> Re: [R] for loop with global variables
>
> Hi
>
> r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org napsal dne 28.04.2011 16:59:26:
>
> > ivan <i.petzev_at_gmail.com>
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> > 28.04.2011 16:59
> >
> > Komu
> >
> > jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
> >
> > Kopie
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> > Re: [R] for loop with global variables
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > thank you for the response. What I actually want to do is pick
> automatically
> > the results of the various outputs (which I have already defined as
> > variables, e.g. output.1,output.2,etc) and insert them into a table.
The
> > list variable would be redundant since in order to create the data
frame
> I
> > would rather type data.frame(results=rbind(output.1,output.2,etc.)).
If
> I
> > had 100 outputs, this would be much work. I rather meant something
like
> > for(i in 1:100) {x=data.frame(results=rbind(output.[[i]]))}, which
does
> not
> > work though. It says that object "output." cannot be found.
> >
> > Kind Regards
>
> That is the problem. If you used list in the first time you could save
> yourself much problems. BTW - data frame is also a list with some
special
> formating.
>
> To extend my example
>
> for(i in 1:3) {
> lll[[i]] <- sample(letters,3)
> names(lll)[i] <- LETTERS[i]
> }
>
> lll
> $A
> [1] "x" "t" "h"
> $B
> [1] "c" "m" "w"
> $C
> [1] "n" "s" "e"
>
> as.data.frame(lll)
> A B C
> 1 x c n
> 2 t m s
> 3 h w e
>
> Regards
> Petr
>
>
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 4:31 PM, jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
wrote:
> >
> > > Yes you can, but there is not enough explaination as to what you
> > > really want to do. I would suggest that you look at using a 'list'
> > > instead of individual objects:
> > >
> > > myList <- list(output.1 = rbind('a','b'), output.2 = rbind('c','d'),

> ...)
> > >
> > > Then you can use 'lapply' to operation on the elements.
> > >
> > > On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:16 AM, ivan <i.petzev_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > is there a possibility to use global variables in a for loop. More
> > > > specifically, I want to do the following:
> > > >
> > > > output.1<-rbind("a","b")
> > > > output.2<-rbind("c","d")
> > > > output.3<-rbind("e","f")
> > > > .
> > > > .
> > > > .
> > > > output.n<-rbind(...,...)
> > > >
> > > > next I want to create a data frame with two columns:
> > > >
> > > > Outputs
> > > > Values output.1 "a","b" output.2 "c","d" output.3 "e","f" .
> > > > .
> > > > output.n …,…
> > > > My problem is that I do not how to define a loop over global
> variables.
> > > > Anybody an idea?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks.
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > >
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> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jim Holtman
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> > > What is the problem that you are trying to solve?
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