[R] counting number of objects in a list

Liaw, Andy andy_liaw at merck.com
Tue Jun 8 14:26:57 CEST 2004

Lists in the S language are like vectors, so length(mylist) would tell you
how many components there are in mylist.  Beware, though, that lists can
well be nested...


> From: Vumani Dlamini
> Dear R-users;
> I am interested in getting the number of objects in a list, 
> and have thus 
> far been unsuccessful. Can you please help.
> Thank you.
> Vumani

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