[R] printf and friends in R?

Barry Rowlingson B.Rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Tue Jul 15 15:27:13 CEST 2003

(Ted Harding) wrote:
> On 15-Jul-03 Barry Rowlingson wrote:
>>help.search("printf") reveals the sprintf function (amongst others).
> Thanks! (For some reason this drew a blank when I tried it before ... ).

  perhaps because help.search does approximate matching and found 
everything with 'print' in as well? I get about 12 screens of matches to 
that, but because I knew sprintf was in there _somewhere_ I found it.

  You can turn off approximate matching with:


  which gives the one true match.


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