Re: [R] pretty print of summary

From: Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz_at_medanalytics.com>
Date: Sat 12 Mar 2005 - 14:56:04 EST

On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 22:49 -0500, Charles Dugas wrote:
> Dear R-users,
>
> using the interactive mode, the command
> > summary(my.survreg.object)

> will output details of the object my.survreg.object in a very neat
> fashion.
>
> I would like to have that sent to a file, in ascii format, as it
> appears within the interactive mode.
> Is that possible ?
>
> This seems like a very simple task, but i haven't found the solution:
> - print doesn't care about a file option
> - save(my.surreg.object,file="tmp",ascii=T) almost does it but puts
> every word on its own line,
> so "tmp" contains a very long column of words.
> - dump will output the structure of the object so it can be loaded back.
> - write is suited for matrices of data, not arbitrary objects.
> Something else i should look at ?

See either ?capture.output or ?sink

HTH, Marc Schwartz



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