[R] Fast way to load multiple files

Berton Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Mon Aug 14 22:26:46 CEST 2006

A reproducible example here would help (please see posting guide). A guess:
is your filelist a list of (quoted) character strings? Correct pathnames to
the files with correct separators for your OS?

-- Bert Gunter
Genentech Non-Clinical Statistics
South San Francisco, CA
"The business of the statistician is to catalyze the scientific learning
process."  - George E. P. Box

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Peter Eiger
> Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 1:00 PM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] Fast way to load multiple files
> Hi,
> Instead of having to program a loop to load several 
> workspaces in a directory, it would be nice to store the 
> filenames in a list "filelist" and then to apply "load" to this list
> "lapply( filelist, load)"
> Unfortunately, although it seems that R is loading the files, 
> the contained objects are not available in the workspace afterwards.
> Any hints what I'm doing wrong or how to circumvent the problem?
> Peter
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