[R-SIG-Finance] subscripting variable names?

Brian G. Peterson brian at braverock.com
Thu Jun 4 23:42:28 CEST 2009

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Charles Evans wrote:
> Hello!
> Is there any function that will let me tell R to create plot 1 and 
> save it to my hard drive as plot01.png, create plot 2 and save it to 
> my hard drive as plot02.png, etc.
> I am running several batches of plots that I want to save for use in 
> the appendices of my dissertation.  The kludge that I have come up 
> with is:
> for (i in 1:dim(p)[3]) {
> png(width=800,height=640,units="px",bg="white")
> plot(residuals(lm(p[,1,i]~n[,1,i],na.action=na.omit)),ylab=i)
> }
> Then, I use dev.off() to save the top graphic in the stack, rename the 
> file on my computer, and repeat.
> I have tried using cat() to create indexed filenames, but that did not 
> work.  After a couple hours of searching online, I have not been able 
> to find a solution.
> Any hints would be appreciated.
> Yours,
> C.Evans
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