[R] accessing list components with a variable
Jeffrey J. Hallman
jhallman at frb.gov
Mon Jul 16 15:26:06 CEST 2007
"David C. James" <dj at davidcjames.com> writes:
> Let's say I have a list called the_list consisting of three components:
> Now, I want to access it using a variable called comp.
> comp <- "component_1"
> I'm looking for some function that let's me do this:
> unknown_function(the_list, comp)
> Which should do the same thing as:
> Any ideas? I'd be open to other ways of doing this, too. I explored
> this way, but it didn't seem to get me anywhere:
> I possibly could have gotten further along if I knew how to do
> evaluation in R.
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