Re: [R] automatic generation of variable names

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu 23 Feb 2006 - 22:54:03 EST

On 2/23/2006 5:32 AM, Uwe Ligges wrote:
> 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?"

Especially the last bit of advice there, which suggests using a list instead.

Duncan Murdoch

>
> 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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