Re: [R] Format integer

From: Anh Tran <popophobia_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 14:40:20 -0700

Thanks. formatC(flag) works.

But it's awefully slow. I try to do that for 65000 numbers (generating ID for each item) and it seems like forever. Is there any faster way?

Thank all.

Anh Tran

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 2:36 PM, Uwe Ligges < ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de> wrote:

>
>
> 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
> >
>
> Not so for me:
>
> formatC(13, digits=10, flag="0")
>
> Uwe LIgges
>
>
>
> > Thanks
> >
> >

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Regards,
Anh Tran

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