[R] Reference variables by string in for loop

Michael Bach phaebz at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 12:03:06 CEST 2011

Dear R Users,

I am trying to get the following to work better:

namevec <- c("one", "two", "three")
for (name in namevec) {
    namedf <- eval(parse(text=paste(name, "_df", sep="")))

The rationale behind it being that I created variables with names
one_df, two_df and three_df earlier in the same script which I want to
reference inside the for loop.  Is there a more elegant way to do this?

Best Regards,
Michael Bach

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