ldply will create a new column named .id that contains the name of the
list component (hence the choice of names). The post-processing to
convert the characters to numeric values should get you the result you
> I have a list of lists that I would like to convert into a dataframe
> that the name(?) of the individual lists is replicated as rows with
> item in the list listed in another column.
> I have provided a partial from my list: (let's say the list is called