Re: [R] How to pass variable of for loop on read table text

From: Charilaos Skiadas <>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 21:14:56 -0400


paste('text',y,'.txt', sep="")

and you likely need data[[y]] instead of data$y.

On May 23, 2008, at 9:05 PM, Jason Lee wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a couple of text and would like to automate of reading these
> multiple
> files using
> (namely; text1.txt, text2.txt....)
> for(y in 3:10){
> data$y<-read.table('text$y.txt')}
> But it seems not allow. Any idea?
> Thanks.
> [[alternative HTML version deleted]]

Haris Skiadas
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