Construction of Lists of Symbols

Description

as.symbols and syms are functions potentially useful in connection with foreach and xapply. as.symbols produces a list of symbols from a character vector, while syms returns a list of symbols from symbols given as arguments, but it can be used to construct patterns of symbols.

Usage

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Arguments

x

a character vector

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character strings or (unquoted) variable names

paste

logical value; should the character strings pasted into one string?

sep

a separator string, passed to paste.

Value

A list of language symbols (results of as.symbol - not graphical symbols!).

Examples

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