Re: [R] immediate print

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 15:32:26 -0500 (EST)


Well you can put it within the loop but then it prints 1,000,000 times.
--- "Waterman, DG (David)"
<david.waterman_at_diamond.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> I have a function containing a loop that takes some
> time to complete.
> Before I enter the loop I want to print a text
> string to the screen
> explaining what is being calculated, however, I find
> that the
> information is not printed until the function exits.
> Is there a way of
> immediately printing a message from within a
> function as a side effect
> before it returns?
>
> code example:
>
> myFunc <- function(){
> print.noquote("some message that I want to print
> before exiting the
> function")
> j <- 0
> for (i in 1:1000000){
> j <- j + 1
> }
> j
> }
>
> Best wishes,
> David
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