[R] why does this simple example NOT work?

Berend Hasselman bhh at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 20 09:09:47 CEST 2012

Martin Ivanov wrote
> Hello,
> I want to create and save objects in a loop, but this is precluded by the
> following obstacle:
> this part of the script fails to work:
> assign(x=paste("a", 1, sep=""), value=1);
> save(paste("a", 1, sep=""), file=paste(paste("a", 1, sep=""), ".RData",
> sep=""))
> Do you know any workaround? I am already out of ideas.

You haven't given the error message R provides.
Carefully read the documentation of save.

save(list=paste("a", 1, sep=""), file=paste(paste("a", 1, sep=""), ".RData",

This "works" for for me.


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