[R] writing data into files whose names are in a vector

Jeff Newmiller jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us
Sat Jul 14 16:55:23 CEST 2012

you should lapply over a vector of indices (e.g. seq_along(names)) and extract out the subsets of data in your mywrite function before you write them.

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Raghuraman Ramachandran <optionsraghu at gmail.com> wrote:

>In the same context I tried the following but with no results.
>which produced:
>Error in cat(list(...), file, sep, fill, labels, append) :
>  argument 1 (type 'list') cannot be handled by 'cat'
>Thanks once again.
>On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Raghuraman Ramachandran <
>optionsraghu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> GuRus
>> How do I use the write function (or write.table or write.csv) to
>> the following please?
>> age=c(32,37,39)
>> names=c("john","peter","jake")
>> I would like create in a directory 3 files each named as
>> john.csv,peter.csv and jake.csv and each file have data from the age
>> vector. That is jon.csv will contain 32, peter.csv will contain 37
>> jake.csv will contain 39.
>> Thanks for the help.
>> Raghu
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