[R] Variable name with a '-'
pdalgd at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 19:31:27 CEST 2011
On Sep 10, 2011, at 16:33 , Adam Moore wrote:
> My statistics teacher wrote a textbook and included .rdata files for the
> problem set data. I downloaded these and opened one of them up. Then I used
> the ls() command, and it gave me this:
>  "ex02-12"
> However, when i try to use the object, it interprets it as ex02 - 12, and I
> get the following error:
> Error: object 'ex02' not found
> I don't know why my teacher has named everything this way, but she has. How
> do I access the object?
Use backticks, that's what they are for: `ex02-12`. Or get("ex02-12"). Possibly save it under a new name to preserve your sanity.
> Adam Moore
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