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

From: Michal Kneifl <xkneifl_at_mendelu.cz>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:15:48 +0100

One more question Jim.
What if the names of the columns are not a combination of a letter and an integer? Suppose they are just "names" of craniometric characteristics, like "nasal length", "orbital width" etc?
Thanks for you reply.

Michael

> 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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