Re: [R] naming components of a list

From: Erin Hodgess <erinm.hodgess_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2008 15:38:32 -0500

try this:

> names(L) <- c("name1","name2","name3")
> L

$name1
[1] "Fred"

$name2
[1] "Mary"

$name3
[1] "SAM"
>
>

HTH,
Sincerely,
Erin

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 2:42 PM, joseph <jdsandjd_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I have a character vector with thousands of names which looks like this:
>> V=c("Fred", "Mary", "SAM")
>> V
> [1] "Fred" "Mary" "SAM"
>> class(V)
> [1] "character"
>
> I would like to change it to a list:
>> L=as.list(V)
>> L
> [[1]]
> [1] "Fred"
> [[2]]
> [1] "Mary"
> [[3]]
> [1] "SAM"
>
> but I need to name the components as name1, name2, name3,
> so it should look like this:
> $name1
> [1] "Fred"
> $name2
> [1] "Mary"
> $name3
> [1] "SAM"
>
> Any help will be much appreciated
> Joseph
>
>
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-- 
Erin Hodgess
Associate Professor
Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
University of Houston - Downtown
mailto: erinm.hodgess_at_gmail.com

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