[R] "Executing" a string

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Oct 11 13:34:06 CEST 2000

> Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 12:57:16 +0200 (METDST)
> From: Thomas Hoffmann <hoffmann at ehmgs2.et.tu-dresden.de>
> In Matlab or Octave I can evaluate (evalf) the content of
> a string. In R I have looked around in the docs, but have not 
> found a way to do something equivalent (which is possible, I think).
> Can anybody give me a pointer?


say, is probably the simplest way.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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