[R] Re: [Rd] corrupt data frame: columns will be truncated or padded with NAs in: format.data.frame(x, digits = digits)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 14 14:27:03 CET 2005

On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Gregor GORJANC wrote:

> Sending this also to r-help so anyone can read it also there and maybe also 
> help me with my puzzle if this trivial and I don't see it.

Please don't, and especially do not after having removed the context.
So I have replied only on R-devel.

> Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> [... removed some ...]
>> You add a column, not replace part of a non-existent column.  Isn't that 
>> obvious, given what you wrote?

Not if you subsequently remove what you wrote and re-post elsewhere, of 

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