[R] Storing tableGrobs in a list

Jeff Newmiller jdnewm|| @end|ng |rom dcn@d@v|@@c@@u@
Fri Jun 15 03:30:33 CEST 2018

I don't know gtable_combine well enough to answer based on hand waving. A reproducible example is more likely to tempt someone to dig a little.

On June 14, 2018 8:07:19 AM HST, Stats Student <stats.student4647 using gmail.com> wrote:
>Thanks for the replies. Wasn't aware that Gmail on Android sent HTML by
>default, apologies.
>Storing the tableGrob-s in a list worked but for some reason
>grid.arrange complains on output from gtable_combine() using lists vs
>individual tableGrob-s.
># works when supplying individual tableGrobs
>p1<-gtable_combine(p11,p22, along=2)
>p2<-gtable_combine(p11,p22, along=2)
># breaks when supplying a list of tableGrobs, error from grid.arrange()
>Error in gList(list(list(grobs = list(list(label = "status", x = 0.5, 
>  only 'grobs' allowed in "gList"
>Also tried, still no go
>p1<-do.call(gtable_combine, list(L1,along=2))
>p2<-do.call(gtable_combine, list(L2,along=2))
>On Jun 13, 2018, 11:01 PM, at 11:01 PM, Jeff Newmiller
><jdnewmil using dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
>>and read the discussions of indexing in the Introduction to R document
>>that comes with R. Also, find a way to predict the number of elements
>>you will need as making this a habit will pay off big time when you
>>work with large amounts of data:
>>L1<-vector( "list", N )
>>for (i in seq.int( N )) {
>>   L1[[i]] <-tableGrob( ... )
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>>On June 13, 2018 4:43:21 PM HST, Stats Student
>><stats.student4647 using gmail.com> wrote:
>>>Hi, I'm trying to generate tableGrobs in a loop, store them in a list
>>>so I
>>>can use it in a call to gtable_combine().
>>>for (i in seq( ... )) {
>>>   L1[i] <-tableGrob( ... )
>>>gtable_combine(L1, along=1)
>>>On the assignment inside the loop, I get "number of items to replace
>>>a multiple of replacement length" which I'm guessing has to do with
>>>tableGrob object not "fitting" in the list but am not sure how to fix
>>>Thanks in advance for any pointers.
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