[R] Subsetting a list

From: Dennis Fisher <fisher_at_plessthan.com>
Date: Wed 19 Oct 2005 - 00:11:36 EST

Colleagues,

I have created a list in the following manner:

     TEST <- list(c("A1", "A2"), c("B1", "B2"), c("C1", "C2"))

I now want to delete one element from the list, e.g., the third. The command

     TEST[[3]]
yields (as expected):

     [1] "C1" "C2"

The command

     TEST[[-3]]
yields:

     Error: attempt to select more than one element

How can I accomplish delete one or more elements from this list?

I am running R2.2.0 on a Linux platform.

Dennis

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