[R] subsetting ls() as per class...

Peter Langfelder peter@|@ng|e|der @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sat Jul 28 08:11:54 CEST 2018

Looking at ?rm, my solution would be something like

rm(list = grep("\\.NS$", ls(), value = TRUE))

But test it since I have not tested it.


On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 10:58 PM akshay kulkarni <akshay_e4 using hotmail.com> wrote:
> dear memebers,
>                                I am using R in AWS linux instance for my research. I want to remove certain objects from the global environment  to reduce my EBS cost..for example, I want to remove all objects of class "xts", "zoo". Is there any way to automate this, instead of removing the objects one by one?
> Basically, I want to subset  ls() according to class, and then remove that subset by using rm function.
> I got to know about mget in SO, but that is not working in my case....
> Also, all the above objects end with ".NS".  I came to know that you can remove objects starting with a certain pattern; is there any way to remove objects ending in a certain pattern?
> very many thanks for your time and effort...
> yours sincerely,
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