Re: [R] How to get a list work in RData file

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 16 Aug 2005 - 07:13:25 EST

On Mon, 15 Aug 2005, Xiyan Lon wrote:

> Dear R-Helper,
(There are quite a few of us.)

> I want to know how I get a list work which I saved in RData file. For
> example,

I don't understand that at all, but it looks as if you want to save an unevaluated call, in which case see ?quote and use something like

xyadd <- quote(test.xy(x=2, y=3))

load and saving has nothing to do with this: it doesn't change the meaning of objects in the workspace.

> > test.xy <- function(x,y) {
> + xy <- x+y
> + xy
> + }
> >
> > xyadd <- test.xy(x=2, y=3)
> > xyadd
> [1] 5
> > x1 <- c(2,43,60,8)
> > y1 <- c(91,7,5,30)
> >
> > xyadd1 <- test.xy(x=x1, y=y1)
> > xyadd1
> [1] 93 50 65 38
> > save(list = ls(all=TRUE), file = "testxy.RData")
> > rm(list=ls(all=TRUE))
> > load("C:/R/useR/testxy.RData")
> > ls()
> [1] "test.xy" "x1" "xyadd" "xyadd1" "y1"
> >
> > ls.str(pat="xyadd")
> xyadd : num 5
> xyadd1 : num [1:4] 93 50 65 38
> >
>
> When I run, I know the result like above
> > xyadd
> [1] 5
> > xyadd1
> [1] 93 50 65 38
> >
> what I want to know, is there any function to make the result like:
>
> > xyadd
>
> test.xy(x=2, y=3)
>
> and
>
> > xyadd1
>
> test.xy(x=x1, y=y1)

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