[R] wildcards and removing variables
Marc Schwartz (via MN)
mschwartz at mn.rr.com
Mon Oct 10 16:54:05 CEST 2005
On Mon, 2005-10-10 at 10:37 -0400, Afshartous, David wrote:
> Is there are a wildcard in R for varible names as in unix? For example,
> to remove all variable or function names that begin w/ "results"?
> ps - please respond directly to afshar at miami.edu
See ?ls, which has a 'pattern' argument, enabling the use of Regex to
define the objects to be listed and subsequently removed using rm().
You can then use something like:
rm(list = ls(pattern = "\\bresults."))
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