[R] names function not working at the 2nd place in a program

Rui Barradas ruipbarradas at sapo.pt
Fri Jul 27 00:06:43 CEST 2012


About the cause of your problem, it's difficult to have an idea without 
any code. But maybe it's helpfull to know that 'names' is an attribute, 
so you can see its value with

attr(x, "names")  # just 'names' attribute
attributes(x)        # values of all attributes

Hope this helps,

Rui Barradas

Em 26-07-2012 22:19, zz escreveu:
> Hello,
> I am using names function to name an array.
> It works first time when I use *as.numeric(names(myVar1)*
> However, at a place later, when I tried to use a very similar line of code
> *as.numeric(names(myVar2)*, it always returned 'numeric(0)' (or if I only
> type 'names(myVar2), it gave me NULL'.
> Both myVar1 and myVar2 are type of integer.  The only difference that I can
> tell is where the names function are called in my code.
> Does anyone have an idea what may cause the problem?
> Thanks in advance.
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