base (version 3.3.1)

bquote: Partial substitution in expressions

Description

An analogue of the LISP backquote macro. bquote quotes its argument except that terms wrapped in .() are evaluated in the specified where environment.

Usage

bquote(expr, where = parent.frame())

Arguments

where
An environment.

Value

A language object.

See Also

quote, substitute

Examples

Run this code
require(graphics)

a <- 2

bquote(a == a)
quote(a == a)

bquote(a == .(a))
substitute(a == A, list(A = a))

plot(1:10, a*(1:10), main = bquote(a == .(a)))

## to set a function default arg
default <- 1
bquote( function(x, y = .(default)) x+y )

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