[R] write a table to file with unequal length of lists
Gabor Grothendieck
ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 00:06:29 CEST 2006
A simple for loop would do it:
x <- 1:2; a <- list(4:5, 8:10) # test data
cat("x a\n", file = "") # only if you want a header
for(i in seq(along = x)) cat(x[i], a[[i]], "\n", file = "")
On 9/1/06, Zhu Wang <zwang at scharp.org> wrote:
> Dear R helpers,
>
> To illustrate my problem, here is a simplified example. I want to write
> a table to a file similar to:
> x a
> 1 4,5
> 2 8,9,10
>
> Note the length of elements of "a" is 2 and 3 respectively. This can be
> created by, for example,
> x <- c(1,2)
> a <- NULL
> a[1] <- list(c(4,5))
> a[2] <- list(c(8,9,10)
>
> Any suggestions to write such a table to file would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Zhu Wang
>
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