as.environment.xts

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Coerce an ‘xts’ Object to an Environment by Column

Method to automatically convert an ‘xts’ object to an environment containing vectors representing each column of the original xts object. Each objects will be named according to the column name it is exracted by.

Keywords
manip
Usage
# S3 method for xts
as.environment(x)
Arguments
x

an xts object

Details

An experimental tool to convert xts objects into environments for simplifying use withing the standard R formula/data paradigm.

Value

An environment containing ncol(x) vectors extracted by column from x. Note that environments do not preserve (or have knowledge) of column position, a.k.a order.

Aliases
  • as.environment.xts
Examples
library(xts) # NOT RUN { x <- xts(1:10, Sys.Date()+1:10) colnames(x) <- "X" y <- xts(1:10, Sys.Date()+1:10) colnames(x) <- "Y" xy <- cbind(x,y) colnames(xy) e <- as.environment(xy) # currently using xts-style positive k ls(xy) ls.str(xy) # }
Documentation reproduced from package xts, version 0.9-7, License: GPL (>= 2)

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