Re: [R] screen wrapping

From: Chuck Cleland <ccleland_at_optonline.net>
Date: Fri 05 May 2006 - 07:12:55 EST

Robert Citek wrote:
> On May 4, 2006, at 12:23 PM, Chuck Cleland wrote:

>> ?options
>>
>> see the width argument.

>
> Perfect. That makes formating output for the list more pleasant, too:
>
> > getOption("width")
> [1] 80
>
> > c(1:100)
> [1] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
> 16 17 18
> [19] 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
> 35 36
> [37] 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
> 53 54
> [55] 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70
> 71 72
> [73] 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88
> 89 90
> [91] 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100
>
> > options("width" = 60)
>
> > getOption("width")
> [1] 60
>
> > c(1:100)
> [1] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
> [14] 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
> [27] 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39
> [40] 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
> [53] 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65
> [66] 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78
> [79] 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91
> [92] 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100
>
> Here's a way to nicely display the options (modified from the help):
>
> str(options())
>
> Thanks, Chuck. BTW, how did you know about options()? I couldn't
> find any mention that width would be part of options() in the FAQ or
> manual. A help.search("width") didn't bring up options(), either.

   It's mentioned in several places in An Introduction to R and there is a section on it in The New S Language (3.4.6).

> FWIW ...
>
> $ uname -sorv ; rpm -q R ; R --version
> Linux 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp #1 SMP Thu Jun 2 23:08:39 EDT 2005 GNU/Linux
> R-2.3.0-2.fc4
> R version 2.3.0 (2006-04-24)
> Copyright (C) 2006 R Development Core Team
>
> Regards,
> - Robert
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