[R] Variable name in a String

Erik Iverson iverson at biostat.wisc.edu
Wed Jul 30 20:45:43 CEST 2008

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R_Learner wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I have this string "year" and integer 2008 (both are inputs from the
> user), and I would like to make a variable called "year2008" that will store
> a vector of numbers. Does anyone know how to do this? 
>   Also, if the user later input "year" and "2008", how do I treat this as a
> variable; how can I access the variable year2008 using the string
> paste("year","2008",sep="")?
> Thanks so much!

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