[R] simple question about variables....

From: Stéphane Cruveiller <scruveil_at_genoscope.cns.fr>
Date: Thu 13 Jul 2006 - 17:53:32 EST

Dear R users,

I have a simple question on variable manipulation. Imagine I have an object "OBJ" that has "toto" as one of its variables. I would like to understand why if I do

> varname <- "toto"

>OBJ$varname returns no results


> OBJ[varname] returns the column entitled

Thanks for your help.


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