[R] problem of fixed-formated output using sprintf

From: YIHSU CHEN <yschen_at_jhu.edu>
Date: Wed 12 Jul 2006 - 02:09:48 EST

Dear R users:

I'm trying to generate a output file with fixed format using function "sprintf" in R. However, the execution time in R is very long even the toy data (smaller size df) seems to work fine. The syntax that I used is as follows:

df.fmt <- sprintf("%2s%2s%2.4f", df$v1, df$v2, df$v3) write.table(df.fmt, output.name,...)

The actual dataset is a df with the dimention of 67944 by 34. I'm wondering whether there is an elegant way of doing it. I would like output in a txt file.

Many thanks.

Yihsu Chen
The Johns Hopkins University

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