Re: [R] Remove an object by the reference

From: Gabor Csardi <csardi_at_rmki.kfki.hu>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 14:02:07 +0200

> a <- 1
> x <- "a"
> rm(list=x)
> a
Error: object "a" not found

See ?rm for details.

Gabor

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 05:13:41PM +0530, Shubha Vishwanath Karanth wrote:
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> A simple question, but don't know the answer...
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> x="a"
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> a=5
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> I need to remove the object "a" by using only x. something like rm(somefunction(x))...Is this possible?
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