Re: [R] Using PrettyR to produce LaTeX output

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 21:11:16 -0400

Using the built in BOD data frame:

library(prettyR)
str(describe(BOD)) # note Numeric component

BOD.describe.df <- as.data.frame(describe(BOD)$Numeric)

library(xtable)
xtable(BOD.describe.df)

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 3:46 PM, jcarmichael <whattheheli_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Hello everyone. I am new to R, so please bear with me. I am trying to find
> an easy way to export descriptive statistics and other information about my
> data frame to a LaTeX format.
>
> I have found the describe function in PrettyR to be very helpful in
> producing results in the exact format I'm looking for. However, the value
> of the describe function is a LIST (rather than a data frame) which I am
> then unable to convert to LaTeX using the xtable package or the latex
> function of Hmisc. When I try to convert the list to a data frame, I get an
> error that says "arguments imply differing number of rows."
>
> If that didn't make any sense...ultimately, here is what I'm trying (and
> failing) to produce as a LaTeX document...
>
> MALES FEMALES
> Q10 Med Q90 Q10 Med Q90
> AGE xx xx xx xx xx xx
> BMI xx xx xx xx xx
> xx
> etc. xx xx xx xx xx
> xx
>
> Any help or guidance would be appreciated! Thank you in advanced!
>
> J.
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