[R] Variable Names
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Feb 17 18:32:43 CET 1999
Konstantinos Euripides Vorloou <K.E.Vorloou at durham.ac.uk> writes:
> Dear R users,
> That's probably a silly question even for a newbie but :
> Is it possible to assign variable prices as variable names ?
> For instance, would something like the following work :
> for (i in 1:4)
> error.i <- some_calculation
> so "error.i" variables would be created for i=1,2,3,4
> i.e. error.1 error.2 error.3 etc. etc.
Yes. Look at the help page for assign(). Whether it is ever better
than using arrays or lists is questionable, though.
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