[R] list entries file into a list
sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Fri Jan 27 19:51:01 CET 2006
On 27 Jan 2006, avilella at gmail.com wrote:
> But mylist$entrylabel is not working inside the loop.
'$' doesn't evaluate its argument. You want mylist[[entrylabel]].
> I haven't been able to found my way with R lists, maybe because I'm
> comparing them with perl's hashes.
R lists do have names, but they are not hashes. You can have
duplicate names in different positions in a list.
You can get at list elements by name using $name and [[name]], but the
argument to $ has to be the actual name, not a var containing the
You can also access elements by number using [[i]]
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