[R] Converting a string to variable names

Jim Lemon drjimlemon at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 23:39:10 CET 2017

Hi Ruiyang,
I think you want "get":

For (index in seq(1,16)){
plot(x=(a given set of value),y=get(paste(“PC”,as.character(index),sep=“”)))

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 7:43 AM, 刘瑞阳 <ruiyangliu94 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Suppose that I want to do a series of plots with the y value for each plot as PC1, PC2, PC3… How could I accomplish this using a for loop?
> Suppose the code like this:
> For (index in seq(1,16)){
> plot(x=(a given set of value),y=paste(“PC”,as.character(index),sep=“”)
> }
> But this would not work because y is assigned a string instead of the variable names. So how could I assign y with a variable name instead of a string? Your reply would be appreciated!
> Ruiyang Liu
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