[R] printf and friends in R?
B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Jul 15 13:25:44 CEST 2003
(Ted Harding) wrote:
help.search("printf") reveals the sprintf function (amongst others).
> printf("Case %d#%.2f#%.2f%.4f\n", n,x1,x2,x3 )
> which would output a line like
> Case 10#3.21#7.65#0.4321
> sprintf("Case %d#%.2f#%.2f%.4f\n", as.integer(n),x1,x2,x3 )
 "Case 10#3.21#7.650.4321\n"
Note it returns a formatted string, which you can then print or cat if
you want it output to screen. If you cat it then the \n will be a
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