[R] printing tabular data nicely

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Thu Jun 3 21:06:14 CEST 2004

On Thu, 03 Jun 2004 10:19:26 -0700, wwsprague at ucdavis.edu wrote :

>Hi R-heplers,
>I would like to print various matrices, dataframes, tables, etc to 
>files, preferably nicely formatted postscript for import into papers. 
>Is there a way to do this?
>I know ?cat, ?writeLines, ?format, ?paste.  But I am not sure of a good 
>combination of these in order to get a nice looking table of information.
>Any ideas?  I guess I want (almost) publication ready output, just like 
>you get for "plot"...
>(I *don't* want to print to the console, btw)

As Sundar said, xtable is probably what you want.  You may also
benefit from the fairly new "addmargins" function.

Duncan Murdoch

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