Re: [R] Format integer

From: Esmail Bonakdarian <>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 05:40:55 -0400

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


try sprintf:

 > cat(sprintf("%05d\n", i))

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