Re: [R] How do I generate multiple (similar) objects within R?

From: Ben Bolker <bolker_at_ufl.edu>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 22:01:49 +0000 (UTC)

Nicklas Pettersson <Nicklas.Pettersson <at> stat.su.se> writes:

>
> Hi,
>
> I wonder if anyone knows how to generate a list of objects, e.g. ten
> vectors with names: vect1, vect2, ... , vect10.
> My own idea was to use something like:
>
> for (i in 1:10)
> print(paste("vect", i,"<-NULL",sep=""))
>

  I think this is FAQ 7.21, "how can I turn a string into a variable":

http://cran.r-project.org/doc/FAQ/R-FAQ.html#How-can-I-turn-a-string-into-a-variable_003f

  cheers
    Ben Bolker



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