[R] Number with fixed digit length - zero fill-up
romain.francois at dbmail.com
Mon Feb 1 09:15:29 CET 2010
Here is one way:
> sprintf( "%08d", 10110 )
On 02/01/2010 09:00 AM, Jägermeyr, Jonas wrote:
> Dear R-help members,
> I'm quite new to R and I apologize for my basic question, but I haven't
> been able to find a solution yet.
> I try to interpret vector entries as a binary code, but unfortunately
> every first digit which is zero disappears.
> So how can I set any number (e.g. x = 10110) to a 8-digit zero fill-up (x
> = 00010110) in order to address digit indices?
> Or other way round, how can I make the 'substr' function to count from the
> right hand side?
> Thank you.
> With kind regards,
> Jonas Jägermeyr
> Department of Geography
> Humboldt-University of Berlin
> jonas.jaegermeyr at geo.hu-berlin.de
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