[R] Print out data frames into neat images

Ista Zahn izahn at psych.rochester.edu
Mon Apr 18 18:32:23 CEST 2011

Hi Santosh,
There are at least three general possibilites:

1) latex (via xtable, Hmisc, r2lh, reporttools ...)
2) html (via xtable, r2lh, R2HTML, hwritter, HTMLUtils ...)
3) graphics (via gridExtra, tableplot ...)


On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 11:46 PM, Santosh Srinivas
<santosh.srinivas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Group,
> I often need to print out data frames with results of analysis into a
> neat little image to copy and paste into documents. I need apply
> formatting like bold, currency signs, number formats, header shading
> etc.
> I currently output the data into csv and format using good old excel.
> Any suggestions if there are packages to help with such activities (to
> some level of basic functionality).
> I know that formatting can get quite adhoc but just wondering if there
> is anyway to output reasonably standard output.
> (I'm borrowing this idea from javascript plugins that can do such
> activities in the HTML5 world).
> Thanks,
> Santosh
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Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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