[R] Creating data using multiple for loops

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sun Aug 18 21:17:28 CEST 2019

id <- do.call(paste0,expand.grid(0:9, 1:3, 1:5))

Comment: If you use R much, you'll do much better using R language
constructs than trying to apply those from other languages (Java perhaps?).
I realize this can be difficult, especially if you are experienced in the
another language (or languages), but it's worth the effort.

Bert Gunter

"The trouble with having an open mind is that people keep coming along and
sticking things into it."
-- Opus (aka Berkeley Breathed in his "Bloom County" comic strip )

On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 11:58 AM <g.eastham.gilbert using gmail.com> wrote:

> I would like to create pseudo identification numbers in the format of last
> four of a social security number (0000 to 9999), month of birth (01 to 12),
> and day of birth (01-28). The IDs can be character.
> I have gotten this far:
> for (ssn in 0:9){
>      for (month in 1:3){
>           for (day in 1:5){
>                       }
>                       id <-paste(ssn, month, day, sep="")
>             }
> }
> limiting each value above for demonstration purposes. I cannot figure out
> how to store the created IDs. I know I have to create a container, but I
> don't know, among other things, how to index the container.  Any help is
> appreciated. TIA
> -Greg
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