Re: [R] Reading user input

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 02 Apr 2007 - 02:07:00 GMT

what you want is:

defineSamples<- function()

       {
             readline("enter the number of groups: ")
       }

ANSWER <- defineSamples()

On 4/1/07, projection83 <mkurowski@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> Hi there, this is a very easy question, i just cant seem to find a
> straight
> answer- i need this one thing, then i can finish my project for this term.
>
> I am making an interactive application with R where I get the user to
> input
> numbers that the program then uses in the analysis. I have figured out a
> lot of stuff, yet this is somehow hard to find the answer to:
> #--------------------------------------------------
> defineSamples<- function()
> {
> ANSWER<-numeric()
> ANSWER<-readline("enter the number of groups: ")
> }
>
> runit()
>
> ANSWER # this does not hold the value the user inputs
> #-------------------------------------------------
>
> If I then see what ANSWER is storing it says "numeric(0)", how do I get
> this
> to store whatever number the user inputs (and am i going to have to
> convert
> from a string to a number???
>
> THANKs for any help!
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