[R] 'less' for R?

Christos Hatzis christos at silicoinsights.com
Wed Mar 8 18:32:55 CET 2006

to open it in the spreadsheet-like data editor.

-Christos Hatzis 

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[mailto:r-help-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Duncan Murdoch
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 12:26 PM
To: f.calboli at imperial.ac.uk
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Subject: Re: [R] 'less' for R?

On 3/8/2006 12:03 PM, Federico Calboli wrote:
> Hi All,
> is there an equivalent of the Unix command 'less' (or 'more'), so I 
> can look at what's inside a data.frame or a matrix without having it 
> printed out on console?
> I am using R on Debian Linux and Mac OS 10.4.5

I think you want page().  head() and tail() are also useful, as equivalents
to the head and tail commands.

Duncan Murdoch

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