[R] Use a list to 'transport' a collection of data sets and results

Dieter Menne dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Wed Jul 27 14:07:20 CEST 2011

christiaan pauw-2 wrote:
> Hi Everybody
> Is it possible to store a collection of variables of different types (like
> named integers, matricies, data frames and two lists) all in one list and
> save it and then simply load it again later and "unpack" the variables.

The easy way out is not to pack them from the beginning.

save(a,b,c,d,e,f, file=.)

I use this frequently to cache temporary results for Sweave (yes, I know
there are automatic packages for that, but I prefer the manual way)

And loading can be done into an environment to avoid pollution.


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