[R] Exporting a list of lists

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 22:35:28 CEST 2008

What do you want to do with the data?  Are you just storing it to read
in it later?  Have you looked at 'save/load'?  If you want a character
representation, try 'dput'; this can be read back in with 'source'.
So it all depends on what you are planning to do with it.

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 4:14 PM,  <rkevinburton at charter.net> wrote:
> I have a list
> List(Sku=" ", Shape=1, Scale=3, DayOfYear=daylist)
> Note: picture daylist as c(2,3,4,3) it is a list with variable length.
> Then I have a list of lists
> al <- c(al, List(List(Sku=" ", Shape=1, Scale=3, DayOfYear=daylist))
> Note: same comment on daylist as above.
> So far this creates a list of lists just how I want it. If I do al[1] I get each member and the variable length list 'daylist'.
> Now I want to export this list of lists:
> write.table(mlist, "SkuInfo.dat", row.names = FALSE,  sep=",")
> But I get an error that the list lengths are not equal. The only member of this list that has a variable length would be DayOfYear
> How can I output this list of lists when each element list contains a variable length list?
> Thank you.
> Kevin
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Jim Holtman
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What is the problem that you are trying to solve?

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