Re: [R] Putting all elementes of the list in an enviorment of a function

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 02 Aug 2005 - 18:35:35 EST

?with will help you.

I would avoid using 'list' as a function name, as it will confuse people and might confuse R too.

On Tue, 2 Aug 2005, [iso-8859-2] Alea }iberna wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I have two functions.
>
> The first one prepares the arguments for the second one. What is the best
> way to put all resoults of the first one into the second one? I tried
> attach, however the object in the "main" enviorment have a priority over the
> ones in list. An example is at the end.
>
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
> Ales Ziberna
>
> For example - I would like to use just "a" instead of "list$a" in fuction
> "second"
>
> first<-function(a,b){
> if(length(a)!=1) a <- a[1]
> if(length(b)!=1) b <- b[1]
> list(a=a,b=b)
> }
>
> second<-function(list,c){
> list$a + list$b + c
> }
>
> a<-c(2,3)
> b<-4:64
> c<-5
>
> res<-first(a,b)
> second(res,c)

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