[R] Creating variable names

Gene Hammel genehammel at comcast.net
Tue Apr 20 23:52:17 CEST 2004

My apologies for asking what is doubtless a dumb question, but I have 
scant experience in R.
It would be very convenient in doing lots of plots to be able to do them 
in a loop that stepped through a vector of variable names. For example 
one could say

y<-c("foo1","foo2","foo3") #where "foon" were vectors

This is pretty easy in Perl, but of course Perl is not for plotting. Of 
course one could construct a data structure in R that would hold what 
was wanted and maybe that is the way to go. But I thought I would ask, 
if you have the patience to get this far with what is, I suspect, a 
silly question from a novice.


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