Re: [R] paste data

From: Ray Brownrigg <ray_at_mcs.vuw.ac.nz>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 20:58:37 +1200

get() is your friend.

Try:
for (x in 1:length(plot))
{

	thisdf <- paste("auto.", plot[x], sep="")
	plot(thisdf[, 1], thisdf[, 2], col=...)
}

HTH,
Ray Brownrigg

Sybille Wendel wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I need a command.
> I have a lot of data in different dataframes(auto.0a, auto.0b, auto.0c, auto.5Na,...), that has similar names.
>
> I could print the names all at once wih a loop with the command paste(), see below:
>
> plot<-c("0a","0b","0c","5Na","5Nb","5Nc","PKa","PKb","PKc","5NPKa","5NPKb",
> "5NPKc","10NPKa","10NPKb","10NPKc","20NPKa","20NPKb","20NPKc")
>
> for (x in 1:length(plot))
> {
> name<-paste("auto.",plot[x],sep="")
> print(name)
> }
>
> I want to do very similar things with all the dataframes and their structure is also the same.
> Is there a way to write a loop? (so that I don't have to write the same 18 times)
> I tried things like that:
>
> for (x in 1:length(plot))
> {
> plot(paste("auto.",plot[x],sep="")[,1],paste("auto.",plot[x],sep="")[,2],col=...)
> }
>
> But it doesn't work because it just takes the character "auto.0a".
>
>
> Thanks a lot for your help,
> Sybille Wendel
>
>
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