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Back arrow vs front arrow in R

When should I use the front arrow vs the back arrow for assignments ? -> vs <-

4/9/2021 2:27:26 AM

ChillPill

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Here's something you might find interesting 👇 https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51547389/why-are-there-two-assignment-operators-and-in-r

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Arsenic thanks i tried what one comment said about magrittr. front arrows seem to keep the flow as promised https://code.sololearn.com/c5GjQ3WkvQ5I/?ref=app

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Not a direct answer, but: Doing data preparation and analysis in R, I have never used (or needed) "->" Concerning scripts (not directly typed to console code): I wonder whether our instructor used to tell us, he considered "->" bad style or something alike... (it's some time ago, I might be mistaken) edit: R also allows using "=" x = 1 but 2 = y # error