Re: [R] the biggest integer R can display in complete form but not scientific form

From: Roland Rau <roland.rproject_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 12:18:15 -0400

李俊杰 wrote:
> Dear R-lister,
>
> One of my friends wanted to produce random number which is 64 bits. He did
> it with Fortune. I think R can do it also. But I don't know how to display a
> very big integer in the complete form but not scientific form. And what's
> the biggest integer R can display in complete form ?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Li Junjie
>
>
>
I guess the biggest integer R can represent (if this is what you mean) is machine dependent and you can find it out via:

.Machine
help(".Machine")

I hope this helps,
Roland



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