[R] alternative to built-in data editor

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed May 27 20:03:30 CEST 2009

Jose Quesada wrote:
> Hi all,
> I often have to peek at large data.
> While head and tail are convenient, at times I'd like some more
> comprehensive.
> I guess I debug better in a more visual way?
> I was wondering if there's a way to override the default data editor.
> I could of course dump to a txt file, and look at it with an
> editor/spreadsheet, but after doing it a few times, it gets boring.
> Maybe it's time for me to write a function to automatize the process?
> I'd ask first in case there's an easier way.
> Thanks!
> -Jose

There's a tcltk-based data viewer in John Fox' Rcmdr package. Not sure 
it does what you want, but check it out.

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