[R] increase or decrease variable by 1
(Ted Harding)
ted.harding at wlandres.net
Tue Dec 7 17:42:47 CET 2010
Indeed!
x <- x + 1
(and being generous with unnecessary spaces) uses 10 characters.
`+`(x)<-1
(being mean with them) uses 9. The "mean" version of the first
uses only 6: x<-x+1
However, I suppose there is merit in the spiritual exercise
of contemplating how `+`(x)<-1 gets worked out!
Ted.
On 07-Dec-10 16:23:17, Ivan Calandra wrote:
> x+1 is not that complicated... Am I missing something here?
>
> Le 12/7/2010 16:55, Gabor Grothendieck a écrit :
>> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 8:43 AM, madr<madrazel at interia.pl> wrote:
>>> many languages have shorthands for that operation like:
>>>
>>> variable += 1
>>> or
>>> ++variable
>>>
>>> is there something like that in R ?
>>
>> You can do this:
>>
>>> x<- 3
>>> `+`(x)<- 1
>>> x
>> [1] 4
> --
> Ivan CALANDRA
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