[R] coercion to an object...

Enrico Schumann e@ @end|ng |rom enr|co@chum@nn@net
Sun Aug 29 13:27:25 CEST 2021

On Sun, 29 Aug 2021, akshay kulkarni writes:

> Dear members,
>                              I think the following question is rudimentary, but I couldn't find an answer in the Internet.
> Suppose there is an object A, and ls() lists it as "A". How do you convert this character object to the object A. i.e I want a function f such that class(f("A")) = class(A) (of course, class("A") = "character") . f should just coerce the character to the object represented by it.

Perhaps ?get is what you're looking for:

  A <- 42
  ## [1] 42

> Thank you,
> Yours sincerely,

Enrico Schumann
Lucerne, Switzerland

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