ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 00:26:06 CEST 2008
On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 6:02 PM, Bastian A. <bastianra at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I am trying to look up an object using getAnywhere, where the object I
> am looking for is given by the _value_ of the variable I am looking
> for. Since getAnywhere calls substitue on its argument it is looking
> for an object with the name of the argument not its value. Is there a
> way to work around this, or do I have to make my own getAnywhere
> without the substitute?
> This is an example to clarify things:
>> a <- 1
>> name = "a"
>> getAnywhere(name) # the intend here is to find the object a with value 1 not the object name with value a
> A single object matching 'name' was found
> It was found in the following places
> with value
>  "a" # I'd like to see a 1 here the value of a
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