Re: [R] format numbers into percentages

From: Henrik Bengtsson <hb_at_stat.berkeley.edu>
Date: Sun, 09 Mar 2008 15:58:09 -0700

On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 3:36 PM, tom soyer <tom.soyer_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am currently using the following to formate numbers into percentages:
>
> x=0.00112
> paste(round(x*100,2),"%",sep="")

My favorite is sprintf(), which allow you to control number of digits at the same time you control for width etc, e.g.:

  x <- seq(from=0, to=1, by=0.05)
  s1 <- sprintf("%.2f%%", 100*x)
  s2 <- sprintf("%6.2f%%", 100*x)

/H
>
> I am wondering if there is a built in R function that does the same. Does
> anyone know?
>
> Thanks,
>
> --
> Tom
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