Re: [R] Coercing a list to integer?

From: Jacques VESLOT <jacques.veslot_at_cirad.fr>
Date: Thu 19 Jan 2006 - 00:24:52 EST

i am not sure i clearly understood...

do you want to coerce a vector into a list of its elements ?! like this: split(1:5,1:5)

Norman Goodacre a écrit :

> Dear group,
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> I am nearly beside myself. After an entire night spent on a niggling little detail, I am no closer to to the truth. I loaded an Excel file in .csv form into R. It apparentely loads as a list, but not the kind of list you can use. Oh no, it converts into a list that cannot be converted into an integer, numeric, or vector, only a matrix, whihc is useless without integers.
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> How can I get a list of the form [1] 1,2,3,4,5 into the form [1] 1 [2] 2 [3] 3 [4] 4 [5] 5? Depending on hwo you define a list, apparentely, it goes one way or the other.
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> x <- list(1:5) means you have [1] 1,2,3,4,5

> y <- list(1,2,3,4,5) means you have [1] 1 [2] 2 [3] 3 [4] 4 [5] 5
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> Can anyone help?#
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> I woudl greatly appreciate it.
>
> Sincerely,
> Norman Goodacre
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