Re: [R] name of object from character vector

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.ac.be>
Date: Fri 11 Mar 2005 - 20:16:12 EST

look at "?assign", e.g.,

b <- c("math", "geography", "history")
assign(b[1], data.frame(x=rnorm(5), y=rnorm(5))) math

I hope it helps.

Best,
Dimitris



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> Hello everyone!
>
> A simple question (I'm not sure about the answer):
>
> How can I give a name to my data.frame from a character vector of
> names?
> For example, each data.frame is a table of results for a subject and

> I have a vector of subject names like
>
> b <- c("math", "geography", "history")
>
> How do I create a data.frame named "math" by calling b[1]?
>
> I'm importing data via RODBC in one big loop for all subjects and
> I want them separated so I'll be able to load them one at a time
> later on.
>
> Thanks for your help,
>
> Gasper
>
>
> Gasper Cankar
> National Examinations Centre
> Slovenia
> +386 1 54 84 682
> gasper.cankarATric.si
>
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