Re: [R] How to assign text string as object?

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 17:44:11 -0500

Take a look at 'matplot'. If you want to loop, try

for (i in 1:16) plot(df[[paste("V", i, sep="")]] ~ df$AGE)

On 3/16/08, Ing. Michal Kneifl, Ph.D. <xkneifl_at_mendelu.cz> wrote:
> I have a problem I cannot get over for a long time. Imagine I have a
> data frame with 17 colums. 16 of them are craniometric variables of
> Cervus elaphus and one contains age.
> The data frame has 83 rows.
> I want to write a loop which plots the values of each craniometric
> variable against the age. The names of columns are V1, V2, V3, etc...
> What I have done till now was writing this:
>
> layout(matrix(1:16,4,4))
> plot(V1~AGE)
> plot(V2~AGE)
> .
> .
> .
> .
> etc.
> How to assign a string in the loop so that the program understands it
> is an object?
> Thank for your help in advance.
>
> Michael
>
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What is the problem you are trying to solve?

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