[R] printf and friends in R?
MSchwartz at medanalytics.com
Tue Jul 15 15:46:57 CEST 2003
On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 08:27, Barry Rowlingson wrote:
> (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.
Yet another option, which I forget about myself sometimes, is apropos().
See ?apropos for more info.
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