[Rd] S4 Slot assignment within function

From: mcguirebc <mcguirebc_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2011 14:03:36 -0700 (PDT)

Is there a simple way to assign values to S4 slots from within a function?

Doing this doesn't work:

> assign_slot<-function(x){




All I get from this is a new object with the name OBJECT_at_slot, the slot assignment of OBJECT doesn't change.

I have thought about solutions such as eval(parse()) to pull this off, but would prefer not to ugly up the code.


I have searched rather thoroughly, but it is possible I overlooked something. If I did, apologies.


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