[R] paste: multiple collapse arguments?
Henrique Dallazuanna
wwwhsd at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 13:06:16 CEST 2008
Try this also:
paste(apply(matrix(x, 2), 2, paste, collapse = ' '), collapse = "\n")
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 8:36 PM, remko duursma <remkoduursma at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> Dear R-helpers,
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> I have a numeric vector, like:
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> x <- c(1,2,3,4,5,6)
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> I make this into a string for output to a text file, separated by \n:
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> paste(x, collapse="\n")
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> Is there a way to alternate the collapse argument? So between the first two elements of x, I want to separate by " ", then by "\n", and so forth.
> The result should then look like:
> "1 2\n3 4\n5 6"
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> (This way I get 2 elements of x on each line using writeLines, instead of one or all).
> I could do this in some ugly loop, but surely there is a better way?
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> thanks,
> Remko
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