[R] Accesing the name of an assigned object in a function

Henrik Andersson h.andersson at nioo.knaw.nl
Wed Sep 1 12:13:13 CEST 2004

I want to use the name that I assign to an object in the function that 
produces the output, somewhat like below:

stupid.function <- function(input){
	cat("Summarized output is ", output$summary, "Full output is 			given 
by typing", assigned.name, "\n")

assigned.name <- stupid.function(whatever)

or another example is a function that sinks the results to a text file 
and names it assigned.name.txt .

I checked the help for function, <-, assign but could not find it, is it 
  possible ?

Henrik Andersson
Netherlands Institute of Ecology -
Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology
P.O. Box 140
4400 AC Yerseke
Phone: +31 113 577473
h.andersson at nioo.knaw.nl

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