Re: [R] Sweave and abbreviating output from R

From: Sean Davis <sdavis2_at_mail.nih.gov>
Date: Mon 11 Apr 2005 - 22:21:13 EST

On Apr 11, 2005, at 8:12 AM, Gavin Simpson wrote:

> Gabor Grothendieck wrote:

>> On Apr 11, 2005 7:22 AM, Gavin Simpson <gavin.simpson@ucl.ac.uk>
>> wrote:
>>> Dear List,
>>>
>>> I'm using Sweave to produce a series of class handouts for a course
>>> I am
>>> running. The students in previous years have commented about wanting
>>> output within the handouts so they can see what to expect the output
>>> to
>>> look like. So Sweave is a godsend for producing this type of handout
>>> -
>>> with one exception: Is there a way to suppress some rows of printed
>>> output so as to save space in the printed documentation? E.g
> <snip>

>>>
>>> Any thoughts on this?
>>>
>> Maybe you could use head(rnorm(100)) instead. Check ?head
>> for other arguments.
>>
>>

Any thought you would want to locally modify the print methods for object of interest? I haven't tried it, but it might allow you to treat "large objects" like matrices, long vectors, and data.frames differently than objects like model.fits, etc.

Sean



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