objNameToList {tkWidgets}R Documentation

Convert Object Names to List of Lists with (name, object) Pairs

Description

This function supports objectBrowser by converting a vector of selected object names to a list of lists with object names and the corresponding objects.

Usage

objNameToList(objNames, env)

Arguments

objNames character vector giving the names of objects.
env an R environment where R objects are stored

Details

Each list in the list that is going to be returned contains a name for the object and the real value of the object. If the object name is a package name, the contents of the package will be the value associated with the package name.

Value

A list of lists each with a name and an obj component.

Note

This function is part of the Bioconducter project at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide Bioinformatics functionality through R.

Author(s)

Jianhua (John) Zhang

See Also

objectBrowser

Examples

# Create two R objects
obj1 <- c("aaa", "bbb", "ccc")
env1 <- new.env(parent = NULL)

# Get a list containing the two objects
nl <- objNameToList(c("obj1", "env1"), parent.frame())
str(nl)


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