[R] How to pass expression as an argument

Tong Wang wangtong at usc.edu
Wed Sep 27 10:24:24 CEST 2006

     I am writing a function and need to pass a function expression as an argument,   for instance, 
            myfun <-  function( express) {
                   x<- c(1,2,3)

    if I call the above function by myfun( x*2 ), I get  2  as the result,  instead of  2,4,6 ,  could someone help me to 
fix this problem ? 
    Furthermore,  is that possible to operate this expression on different variables?  for example, in myfun(), I 
might want to get  u*2,  z*2,  etc. without having to say x<-u, x<-z to match the expression.

Thanks a lot for your help.


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