From: Paul Johnson <pauljohn32_at_gmail.com>

Date: Sat 15 Jul 2006 - 01:49:40 EST

Date: Sat 15 Jul 2006 - 01:49:40 EST

I collected some advice about this question a couple of years ago. This might help.

http://pj.freefaculty.org/R/Rtips.html#2.1 "Add variables to a data
frame (or list)"

and the next one after that.

On 7/14/06, Marc Schwartz (via MN) <mschwartz@mn.rr.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 16:57 +0200, Georg Otto wrote:

*> > Hi,
**> >
**> > I want to generate object names out of variables in a sort of variable
**> > substitution.
**> >
**> > first i generate some vectors and an empty list:
**> >
**> > > vector.a<-c("a","b")
**> > > vector.b<-c("c","d")
**> > > vector.c<-c("e","f")
**> > > vectors<-c("vector.a", "vector.b", "vector.c")
**> > > vectors
**> > [1] "vector.a" "vector.b" "vector.c"
**> >
**> > > vectorlist<-list()
**> >
**> > What I would then like to do is to generate elements of the list by
**> > using variables, somehow like this (does not work):
**> >
**> > >for (i in vectors) {
**> > + list$i<-i
**> > + }
**> >
**> > To end up with a list like this:
**> >
**> > > list
**> > $vector.a
**> > [1] "a" "b"
**> > $vector.b
**> > [1] "c" "d"
**> > $vector.c
**> > [1] "e" "f"
**> >
**> >
**> > Any hint will be appreciated.
**> >
**> > Cheers,
**> >
**> > Georg
*

>

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