Re: [R] automatic generation of variable names

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 21:32:12 EST

Benjamin Otto wrote:

> Hi,
>
> is there some way to generate a varaible name automatically?

See the R FAQs: "How can I turn a string into a variable?"

Uwe Ligges

> What I would like to do is:
>
> Instead
> -------
>
> table1 <- orderbysomecolumn
> table2 <- orderbysomecolumn
> table3 <- orderbysomecolumn
> ...
>
> automate
> --------
> for (i in 1:numoftables) {
> table%someconcatenation%i <- orderbysomecolumn
> }
>
> regards,
> Benjamin
>
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