[R] names of objects in .rda

Christos Hatzis christos at nuverabio.com
Fri May 11 20:13:53 CEST 2007

You're right.  I didn't realize that what happens when attaching is that

"a new environment is created on the search path and the elements of a list
(including columns of a data frame) or objects in a save file or an
environment are *** copied *** into the new environment" 


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Seth Falcon
> Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 1:32 PM
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: Re: [R] names of objects in .rda
> "Christos Hatzis" <christos at nuverabio.com> writes:
> > An approach would be to attach it and then use ls()
> No, that really is not an approach.  If you load it, then 
> there is no problem to read the names.  The point is not to 
> load it.  This is important when dealing with large objects 
> or large collections of objects.
> + seth
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