Re: [R] Initialize many variables to NUL, check whether an object exist

From: Gabor Csardi <csardi_at_rmki.kfki.hu>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 18:25:39 +0200

What is RG? I suspect it is not a list but a vector and you operation you wrote does not make sense. Convert it to a list if you want to store c("a","b") is RG[["AB"]].

G.

On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:06:14AM +0800, Ng Stanley wrote:
> Hi,
>
> How can I force the assignment ?
>
> > RG[["ABC"]] <- c("a", "b")
> Error in RG[["ABC"]] <- c("a", "b") :
> more elements supplied than there are to replace
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 9:53 PM, Gabor Csardi <csardi_at_rmki.kfki.hu> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 09:47:49PM +0800, Ng Stanley wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Two questions:
> > >
> > > A) I need to initialize many variables to NULL. So I created
> > variable_names
> > > <- c("a1", "a2"). What can I do to variable_names so that variable a1 is
> > > NULL and a2 is NULL ?
> >
> > for (n in variable_names) assign(n, NULL)
> >
> > > B) How can I check whether an object exist ?
> >
> > help.search("exists")
> >
> > G.
> >
> > > Thanks
> > > Stanley
> > >
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