Re: [R] getting values out of functions

From: Roger D. Peng <rpeng_at_jhsph.edu>
Date: Fri 30 Jul 2004 - 11:24:39 EST

You can use assign(), but why do you want to do this? Also, a function always returns the last expression in the function body. Or you can use return().

-roger

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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