[R] Creating a series of new environments

From: Powell, Jeff <Jeff.Powell_at_wur.nl>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 15:53:33 +0200


Dear All,  

I would like to automate the creation of new environments.  

What I currently do to create environments is the following:  

en1 <- new.env(parent = .GlobalEnv)
en2 <- new.env(parent = .GlobalEnv)
en3 <- new.env(parent = .GlobalEnv)

...  

I would like to be able to do something like the following: nms <- c("en1", "en2", "en3", ...)  

for(i in nms) i <- new.env(parent = .GlobalEnv)  

This, contrary to what I desire, creates a new environment named "i" for the length of the nms object.    

Kind regards and thank you,
J. Powell  

LEI
Visserij
Alexanderveld 5
2585 DB Den Haag
Nederland                           

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