[R] Very simple question about list components

Sarah Goslee sarah.goslee at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 17:06:05 CEST 2011

> names(ans)
 [1] "coefficients"  "residuals"     "effects"       "rank"
 [5] "fitted.values" "assign"        "qr"            "df.residual"
 [9] "xlevels"       "call"          "terms"         "model"

And thank you for providing a simple reproducible example.


On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Clemontina Alexander <ckalexa2 at ncsu.edu> wrote:
> I have a list 'ans' from the following code:
> tt <- rnorm(50)
> rr <- rnorm(50)
> ans <- lm(rr~tt)
> ans[1] is "$coefficients", ans[2] is "$residuals", ans[3] is
> "$effects", ... and so on up to ans[12]. Is there an easy way to
> display just these names and not the data they contain? I thought I
> saw my advisor type "ans$" and they were displayed, but when I tried
> it, it just goes to the next line waiting for input like this:
>> ans$
> +
> I know the answer is really simple, but I can't find it.
> Thanks!
> Tina

Sarah Goslee

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