[R] Formatting column displays

Ulrik Stervbo ulrik.stervbo at gmail.com
Fri May 5 14:56:35 CEST 2017

Hi Bruce,

display as in the console or as a table for presentation?

For the latter, look at sprintf:

sprintf("%,1f", 1)
sprintf("%.2f", 2.5678)
sprintf("$%.3f", 2.5678)


On Fri, 5 May 2017 at 14:08 Bruce Ratner PhD <br at dmstat1.com> wrote:

> R-helpers:
> I need some references for formatting the display of my data frame columns.
> Any guidance will be appreciated. Bruce
> ~~
> I have a date frame with one column as an integer for which I want a comma
> display,
> one column consisting of dollar amounts, one column for which I want a
> display to two digits after the decimal point, and one column as integers
> ranging between
> 100 - 999.
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