[R] quote supression

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sat Mar 15 01:44:45 CET 2003

"Jeremy Z Butler" <jerrytheshrub at hotmail.com> writes:

> To creat a series of plots I've constructed the following, however
> this doesn't work because the colnames being feed into n are embraced
> by quotes which is stuffing up the plotting function. Is there a way
> to suppress to quotes? coercion in to a different format??
> for (n in colnames(tt[7:36]))
> {
> par(ask=T)
> attach(tt)
> plot(july~n)
> ...
> }

[You're adding tt to the search list 30 times that way. I don't think
you want that... Also, what is tt? If a matrix then you'd probably
need tt[,7:36] ]

This is difficult to do cleanly. One reasonable way might be

for (i in 7:36)

If you insist on following your original strategy you end up with
something like


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