[R] How to pass strings to functions? [once once more, now With content I hope...]
tlumley at u.washington.edu
Fri Jul 9 05:30:38 CEST 2004
On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Gijs Plomp wrote:
> Dear expeRts,
> I fail to succesfully pass strings to functions. It comes down to the
> observation that
> > plot(someVariable,anotherVariable)
> works fine, but
> > x <- "someVariable"
> > y <- "anotherVariable"
> > plot(x,y)
> does not.
> Does this have something to do with the returned value of x being
> /"someVariable"/ and not /someVariable/, i.e. without the quotation
> marks? Is there any way to work around this?
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