Re: [R] Using PrettyR to produce LaTeX output

From: jcarmichael <jcarmichael314_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:08:32 -0700 (PDT)

This is EXACTLY what I needed. I suppose the only issue was that I needed to isolate the numeric output of PrettyR::describe. Thanks very much!

Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

> 
> 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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