[R] Storing tableGrobs in a list

Stats Student @t@t@@@tudent4647 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri Jun 15 03:42:02 CEST 2018

Thanks. The trick was in the do.call() syntax -

p1<-do.call(gtable_combine, c(L1, list(along=2)))

On Jun 14, 2018, 6:30 PM, at 6:30 PM, Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil using dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
>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
>>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
>>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
>>>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
>>>>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
>>>>Thanks in advance for any pointers.
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