[R] Text (eg. summary) to text file, Howto?

Tom Backer Johnsen backer at psych.uib.no
Fri Oct 17 20:34:45 CEST 2008

Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Martin Privat wrote:
>> Simple question...
>> I would like to dump some summries of lm()'s to small seperate text
>> files.
>> I have looked at:
>> print(), but it don't support output to file
>> cat(), but it claims that 'sum1' is a list
>> write, but that just uses cat()...
>> The script goes something like this:
>> ...
>> lmMax <- lm(NUMAMMON ~ YYYY*MM*DD)
>> sum1 <- summary(lmMax)
>> # help needed here... how to dump sum1 to a small text file???
>> ...
> sink("foo.txt")
> sum1
> sink()

That works for one summary, but the second by default overwrites the 
first if you use the same file (yes, I have seen the separate word).  It 
might be useful for him to have a look at the append option for sink ().


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