Re: [R] accessing dimension names

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 11:08:23 -0500

dimnames(y)[[paste('x', idx, sep="")]]

On Dec 18, 2007 6:01 AM, <born.to.b.wyld_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a matrix y:
>
> > dimnames(y)
> $x93
> [1] "1" "2"
>
> $x94
> [1] "0" "1" "2"
> .................. so on (there are other dimensions as well)
>
>
>
> I need to access a particular dimension, but a random mechanism tells me
> which dimension it would. So, sometimes I might need to access
> dimnames(y)$x93, some other time it would be dimnames(y)$x94.. and so on.
> Now let that random dimension be idx, then dimnames(y)$paste('x',idx,sep='')
> doesn't work.
>
> Can anyone help?
>
> Thanks!
>
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