[R] '=' vs '<-'
b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Wed Nov 3 19:37:30 CET 2010
On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 6:04 PM, km <srikrishnamohan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> can we use '=' instead of '<-' operator for assignment in R programs?
Yes, mostly, you can also use 'help' to ask such questions:
The operators ‘<-’ and ‘=’ assign into the environment in which
they are evaluated. The operator ‘<-’ can be used anywhere,
whereas the operator ‘=’ is only allowed at the top level (e.g.,
in the complete expression typed at the command prompt) or as one
of the subexpressions in a braced list of expressions.
and so on...
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