[R] Pretty printing of frequency and other tables

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Apr 17 17:23:21 CEST 2001

On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Frank E Harrell Jr wrote:

> I frequently use an S-Plus function print.char.matrix for
> printing boxed tables.  I use LaTeX even more frequently,
> for which I (and Rich Heiberger) have a series of functions
> that will be in the Hmisc library in R before too long.
> [I have seen some other interesting functions for latex
> already in R.]  But it would still be nice to have
> an equivalent of print.char.matrix in R for ordinary
> printing.  If anyone knows of anything close to it
> please let me know.

There isn't an exact equivalent. write.table, format, and formatC
seem to provide the functionality. In particular, write.table is what I
use for producing LaTeX tabulars.


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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