[R] Is there a function that print a string vertically (by adding "\n")?
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Apr 30 03:57:02 CEST 2013
On Apr 29, 2013, at 6:50 PM, David Winsemius wrote:
> On Apr 29, 2013, at 6:41 PM, jpm miao wrote:
>> I'd like to print a string vertically. For example, I would like to print
>> "abcd" as "a\nb\nc\nd"
>> Is there a function in R such that
>> Input: "abcd"
>> Output: "a\nb\nc\nd"?
>> do.call( paste, list( strsplit("abcd", "")[] , collapse="\\n"))
>  "a\\nb\\nc\\nd"
> Notice that I am refusing to acquiese by your request because I do not think you understand how escaped characters are represented in R. (In programming the customer is not always right.)
Not is the programmer. I see that:
... is probably what you wanted and my answer was not. Apologies for the noise.
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