printf

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C-style formatted output

C-style formatted output.

Keywords
utilities
Usage
# S3 method for default
printf(fmt, ..., sep="", file="")
Arguments
fmt

A character vector of format strings. See same argument for sprintf().

...

Additional arguments sprintf().

sep

A character vector of strings to append after each element.

file

A connection, or a character of a file to print to. See same argument for cat().

Value

Returns nothing.

See Also

For C-style formatting of character strings, see sprintf().

Aliases
  • printf.default
  • printf
Examples
# NOT RUN {
  cat("Hello world\n")
  printf("Hello world\n")

  x <- 1.23
  cat(sprintf("x=%.2f\n", x))
  printf("x=%.2f\n", x)

  y <- 4.56
  cat(sprintf(c("x=%.2f\n", "y=%.2f\n"), c(x,y)), sep="")
  printf(c("x=%.2f\n", "y=%.2f\n"), c(x,y))
# }
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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