Re: [R] Format integer

From: Tony Plate <tplate_at_acm.org>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 15:31:53 -0600

Try something like one of these (as documented in ?formatC)

 > formatC(13, flag="0", width=10)
[1] "0000000013"
 > sprintf("%010g", 13)
[1] "0000000013"
 >

Anh Tran wrote:
> Hi,
> What's one way to convert an integer to a string with preceding 0's?
> such that
> '13' becomes '00000000013'
> to be put into a string
>
> I've tried formatC, but they removes all the zeros and replace it with
> blanks
>
> Thanks
>



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