[R] Re: Re: List and Column Names in a Function?

From: <khobson_at_fd9ns01.okladot.state.ok.us>
Date: Sat 14 May 2005 - 03:01:08 EST

The solution that Douglas proposed does not work. Any other ideas?

> In this simple function, how can I pass strings for index and column
> to the function? I've posted this type of question before and received
> response.
> Maybe this example will be easier to understand and troubleshoot.
> ds <- function(myds, vec) {myds[[vec]]*2}
> ds1 <- c(X=list(1:10), Y=list(11:20))
> ds(get("ds1"),get("Y"))

You are overusing the get function. I think you can do what you want as

ds(ds1, "Y")

Kenneth Ray Hobson, P.E.
Oklahoma DOT - QA & IAS Manager

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