Re: [R] getting values out of functions

From: Spencer Graves <spencer.graves_at_pdf.com>
Date: Fri 30 Jul 2004 - 11:22:50 EST

      Have you looked at "writing your own functions" in "An Introduction to R", downloadable from "www.r-project.org" -> Documentation: Manuals? If you want more than one object, you can return a list with all the objects you want as components; see "lists and data frames" in the same manual.

      hope this helps. spencer graves
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Kathryn Jones wrote:

>Hi there,
>Just wondering if there's a way to get a value you've
>assigned within a function, out of the function?
>For example,
>
>function ()
>{
> testing <-read.table("...",header=TRUE)
>}
>
>I want to be able to use 'testing' outside of the function,
>so be able to call ls() and testing be there...
>Any ideas?
>Thanks!
>Kathryn
>
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