[R] Transferring results from R to MS Word

Tom Backer Johnsen backer at psych.uib.no
Sun Oct 26 15:51:51 CET 2008

Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> Seems there is a bug in one of the HTML methods in that digits=
> either does not get passed or used in certain cases.  It does seem
> that the HTML.data.frame method is not affected so this would
> be a workaround:
> HTML2clip(as.data.frame(mean(attitude)), digits = 10)

Ah.  That is really useful.  Thanks.  However, it would be nice if the 
bug could be fixed in some way or another.  I may be wrong, but I think 
that I have used the HTML function before with less problems.  I suspect 
that the bug is a relatively recent one.

> On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 9:58 AM, Tom Backer Johnsen <backer at psych.uib.no> wrote:
>> To reply to myself, for anything that can be coerced into a table (matrices,
>> vectors) the best solution seems to to use the write.table () function to
>> write a .csv file, which is easily opened with a spreadsheet.
>> The alternative is to use the HTML2clip () function (or the HTML function)
>> in the R2HTML library and then paste the clipboard into Excel.  That
>> alternative seems to be OK for objects as returned by the lm () function,
>> but little else.  Among other things, the function is extremely heavyhanded
>> in respect to rounding.  To see what I mean, try HTML2clip (mean(attitude)).
>> So, are there any other alternatives?
>> Tom
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