Re: [R] Dynamic string as element name in a list

From: Paul Lemmens <paul.lemmens_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 15:10:58 +0100

Hi Henrique,

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 2:52 PM, Henrique Dallazuanna <wwwhsd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Try this:
>
> foo <- function(x)
> {
> clipname <- "LK"
> out <- list()
> out[[clipname]] <- rnorm(5)
> return(out)
> }
That easy ... Hadn't thought of it. But now I have a refinement in foo()

foo <- function(x) {
out <- list()
lapply(x$clipno, function(c) {
  clipname <- x$clipname
  # stuff
  out[[clipname]] <- rnorm(5)
})
return(out)
}

But this returns the/an empty list?

Best regards,
Paul Lemmens



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