[R] Paste problem when looping variable assignments

Jonathan Daily biomathjdaily at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 21:22:00 CEST 2011

The function you are looking for is ?assign.

assign(paste(pds_gagehandles[[i]], "_pdswy", sep = ""), ...)

For the reverse, in case you are interested, check out ?get.


On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 1:49 PM, armstrwa <William.Armstrong at noaa.gov> wrote:
> One thing I should have mentioned before is that "pds_gagehandles" is a
> character vector that contains the site names that I am interested in.  An
> example of a site name is "saho".
> So with with the paste function, I am trying to get R to assign a variable
> with the site name followed by "_potwy".  For example, I am trying to create
> a vector of events/year named "saho_potwy".
> Thanks again.
> Billy
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