Re: [R] subset list based on logical within element flag

From: Christos Hatzis <christos.hatzis_at_nuverabio.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 19:37:48 -0400

Try:

> names(which(my_list == 'Fred'))

[1] "name"

You can break down the two nested calls to figure out what is happening.

-Christos

> -----Original Message-----
> From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org
> [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of Srinivas Iyyer
> Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 6:53 PM
> To: Benilton Carvalho; mwkimpel_at_gmail.com
> Cc: R Help
> Subject: Re: [R] subset list based on logical within element flag
>
> Hi I have the smililar question.
>
> I have a list:
> my_list <- list(name="Fred", wife="Mary", no.children=3,
> child.ages=c(4,7,9))
>
>
> > my_list
> $name
> [1] "Fred"
>
> $wife
> [1] "Mary"
>
> $no.children
> [1] 3
>
> $child.ages
> [1] 4 7 9
>
>
> Now I want to search "Fred" and get attribute of that value
> which is 'name'.
>
> how do I get it.
>
> > match(my_list,"Fred")
> [1] 1 NA NA NA
>
> my thinking stops right here...
>
> list operations in R is too tough to digest and there is not
> good documentations.
>
> Could any one please help.
>
> thanks
> Srini
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --- Benilton Carvalho <bcarvalh_at_jhsph.edu> wrote:
>
> > gene.pair.tf.lst[sapply(gene.pair.tf.lst, "[[", "sig.cor")]
> >
> > b
> >
> >
> > On Mar 12, 2008, at 5:24 PM, Mark W Kimpel wrote:
> >
> > > I have a very long list that I'd like to subset
> > based on a logical
> > > value
> > > within each element. Example below. I'd like to
> > get just those list
> > > elements for further study whose $sig.cor slot is
> > TRUE. In this
> > > example,
> > > I'd only want element [[2]].
> > >
> > > Should be simple, I know. How can I do this?
> > Thanks, Mark
> > >
> > >> gene.pair.tf.lst
> > > [[1]]
> > > [[1]]$gene.pair
> > > [1] "Lgals1:Pxmp2"
> > >
> > > [[1]]$sig.cor
> > > [1] FALSE
> > >
> > >
> > > [[2]]
> > > [[2]]$gene.pair
> > > [1] "Lgals1:Pxmp2"
> > >
> > > [[2]]$sig.cor
> > > [1] TRUE
> > >
> > >
> > > [[3]]
> > > [[3]]$gene.pair
> > > [1] "Lgals1:Pxmp2"
> > >
> > > [[3]]$sig.cor
> > > [1] FALSE
> > > --
> > >
> > > Mark W. Kimpel MD ** Neuroinformatics ** Dept. of
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