[R] Why is options(digits = 1) displays two digits?
Jim Lemon
drjimlemon at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 10:53:29 CET 2017
I'd say it's about equivalent to suggesting to Vladimir Putin that he
stop trying to take over territories bordering Russia.
Jim
On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 8:30 PM, Tal Galili <tal.galili at gmail.com> wrote:
> This may have been asked before, but I don't understand the behavior
> of options(digits = 1) for vectors containing values such as 0.01
>
> For example, why is this happening:
> options(digits = 1)
>> 0.01
> [1] 0.01
>
>
> More examples:
>> options(digits = 7)
>> 0.1
> [1] 0.1
>> 0.01
> [1] 0.01
>> 0.11
> [1] 0.11
>> c(0.1,0.01)
> [1] 0.10 0.01
>> options(digits = 1)
>> 0.1
> [1] 0.1
>> 0.01
> [1] 0.01
>> 0.11
> [1] 0.1
>> c(0.1,0.01)
> [1] 0.10 0.01
>>
>
> The help file in ?options says:
> digits:
> controls the number of digits to print when printing numeric values. It is
> a suggestion only.
>
>
> Is this what is mean by "It is a suggestion only." ?
>
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