Depending on what you want to do, use 'sprintf':
> x <- 1.23456789
> x
[1] 1.234568
> as.character(x)
[1] "1.23456789"
> sprintf("%.1f %.3f %.5f", x,x,x)
[1] "1.2 1.235 1.23457"
>
On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 7:40 AM, lehe wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I was wondering how to specify the number of decimal numbers in my
> computation using R? I have too many decimal numbers for my result, when I
> convert them to string with as.character, the string will be too long.
> Thanks and regards!
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