[R] object names from character strings

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 14:34:44 CET 2010

Consider storing the dataframes in a list so that you do not have to
create unique names and it will also give you better control by
keeping all the data together in one object.

On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 4:04 AM, Jim Bouldin <bouldinjr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I realize this is probably pretty basic but I can't figure it out.
> I'm looping through an array, doing various calculations and producing a
> resulting data frame in each loop iteration.  I need to give each data frame
> a different name.  Although I can easily create a new character string for
> writing each frame to an output file, I cannot figure out how to convert
> such strings to corresponding object names within the R workspace itself, so
> as to give each d.f. a distinct name.  The closest I got were various
> attempts with the as.name function, but couldn't get that to work either.
>  Any help appreciated.  Thanks.
> --
> Jim Bouldin, PhD
> Research Ecologist
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Jim Holtman
Data Munger Guru

What is the problem that you are trying to solve?

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