[R] Using a string as a filter
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 14:49:42 CEST 2005
On 7/10/05, Yzhar Toren <torenizh at post.tau.ac.il> wrote:
> Hi ,
> I want to be able to filter out results using a string. I'm running an
> automated script that reads a list of filters I get from an external
> source and applys them to my data frame consecutively.
> For example I want to get : data[protocol==1], data[protocol==2] ...
> If I define
> filter1 <- "protocol==1" (as a string)
> filter2 <- "protocol==2"
protocol <- 1:5
data <- 11:15
filter <- "protocol==1"
data[eval(parse(text=filter))] # 11
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