Create variable name from string.

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Description

This function creates a sensible variable name by replacing all non-alphanumeric characters with underscores. This is useful when the string is to be used as a the name of a list element.

Usage

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Arguments

s

The string to be used as a variable name

Value

The string with non-alphanumeric characters replaced by underscores

Examples

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s <- "a-b"
edf:::create.variable.name(s)