[R] how can I evaluate a formula passed as a string?

Peter Langfelder peter.langfelder at gmail.com
Thu Jun 24 19:29:07 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Mike Williamson <this.is.mvw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
>    I've been using 'R' long enough that I should have some idea of what the
> heck either   expression()  or eval()  are really ever useful for.  I come
> across another instance where I WISH they would be useful, but I cannot get
> them to work.

Example: eval(parse(text = "3*3"))


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