[R] repeat write.table with the same code many times
jim holtman
jholtman at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 17:47:11 CET 2010
Try using a connection:
output <- file('boothd10.txt", 'w')
write.table(boothd(10), output, sep = '\t', col.names = FALSE)
....
close(output)
On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 9:57 AM, Laura Bonnett <l.j.bonnett at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I am using R version 2.9.2 in Windows.
>
> I would like to output the results of a function I have written to a .txt
> file. I know that I can do this by using the code
> write.table(boothd(10),"boothd10.txt",sep="\t",append=TRUE) etc. However, I
> would like to bootstrap my function 'boothd' several times and get each
> vector of results as a new line in my text file. Is there a way to do this?
>
> I usually just set the code up to do bootstrapping around the function (i.e.
> I perform the replications within the function and output a matrix of
> results). However in the case of 'boothd' I am dealing with rare events and
> so sometimes I get an empty vector as output which makes mathematical
> sense. Unfortunately this casues the bootstrapping code to crash.
>
> I'm hoping that writing the results out line by line will remove this
> problem. I have tried rep(write.table(...),15) say but because of the
> occasional null vector the table is not written.
>
> Thank you for any help you can give.
>
> By the way,
> write.table(boothd(10),"boothd10.txt",sep="\t",append=TRUE)
> write.table(boothd(10),"boothd10.txt",sep="\t",append=TRUE)
> write.table(boothd(10),"boothd10.txt",sep="\t",append=TRUE)
> write.table(boothd(10),"boothd10.txt",sep="\t",append=TRUE)
> write.table(boothd(10),"boothd10.txt",sep="\t",append=TRUE) etc works but if
> I want to look at 1000 replications this is very time consuming!
>
> Thanks,
> Laura
>
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