Re: [R] How can I access the list argument within a "for" function call

From: Mike Rowe <>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 12:34:12 -0800 (PST)

It looks to me like what I want to do isn't possible. I've been reading the "R Language Definition" manual more, and have realized that the "for" function is a .Primitive, not an enclosure. This means that its arguments are passed by value, so I don't think it is possible to access them from within the body of the function. Thework  around for what I wanted to do works, so it doesn't much matter.

Just didn't want to waste anybody's time trying to answer this...

Mike mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 25 Nov 2008 - 08:26:35 GMT

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