[R] how to set the number format to pure numeric?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 24 18:09:26 CEST 2004
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004 lichi at physics.uoguelph.ca wrote:
> I want to export a numeric matrix in pure numeric format, i.e. I want
> 0.0001 to appear as "0.0001". But it seems the default setting for
> write.table is scientific notation, i.e. it will appear as "1e-04". how to
> set the number format to pure numeric? Thank you very much for your help.
It's not the default, BTW. Try 0.002, say.
See ?options and look at `scipen' to alter the rules.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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