[R] Coercing a list to integer?

Wed Jan 18 15:43:54 CET 2006

```of course unlist()/as.list() do that !!! (sorry, i am tired)

Norman Goodacre a écrit :

> Dear group,
>
>    I am nearly beside myself. After an entire night spent on a  niggling little detail, I am no closer to to the truth. I loaded an  Excel file in .csv form into R. It apparentely loads as a list, but not  the kind of list you can use. Oh no, it converts into a list that  cannot be converted into an integer, numeric, or vector, only a matrix,  whihc is useless without integers.
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>    How can I get a list of the form [1] 1,2,3,4,5 into the form [1]  1 [2] 2 [3] 3 [4] 4 [5] 5? Depending on hwo you define a list,  apparentely, it goes one way or the other.
>
>   x <- list(1:5) means you have [1] 1,2,3,4,5
>  y <- list(1,2,3,4,5) means you have [1] 1 [2] 2 [3] 3 [4] 4 [5] 5
>
>  Can anyone help?#
>
>  I woudl greatly appreciate it.
>
>  Sincerely,
>  Norman Goodacre
>
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