[R] str() without any details - only structure? (removing elements from list)

Greg Snow Greg.Snow at imail.org
Wed Apr 27 20:09:47 CEST 2011

Look at TkListView in the TeachingDemos package as one option (though for large lists it is noticeably slower than str).  It creates a tree structure representing your list that you can then expand or collapse branches in.

Gregory (Greg) L. Snow Ph.D.
Statistical Data Center
Intermountain Healthcare
greg.snow at imail.org

> -----Original Message-----
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> project.org] On Behalf Of Oliver
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> Subject: [R] str() without any details - only structure? (removing
> elements from list)
> Hello,
> can I get somehow the pure structure without any details
> via str or other functions?
> I have a very large list with lists as elements...
> And now I want to know which structure I have, becaiuse I need to kick
> out some
> entries.
> Any idea?
> Oliver
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