[R] Using PrettyR to produce LaTeX output

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 03:11:16 CEST 2008

Using the built in BOD data frame:

str(describe(BOD))  # note Numeric component

BOD.describe.df <- as.data.frame(describe(BOD)$Numeric)


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 3:46 PM, jcarmichael <whattheheli at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone.  I am new to R, so please bear with me.  I am trying to find
> an easy way to export descriptive statistics and other information about my
> data frame to a LaTeX format.
> I have found the describe function in PrettyR to be very helpful in
> producing results in the exact format I'm looking for.  However, the value
> of the describe function is a LIST (rather than a data frame) which I am
> then unable to convert to LaTeX using the xtable package or the latex
> function of Hmisc.  When I try to convert the list to a data frame, I get an
> error that says "arguments imply differing number of rows."
> If that didn't make any sense...ultimately, here is what I'm trying (and
> failing) to produce as a LaTeX document...
>                                 MALES                       FEMALES
>                        Q10     Med    Q90            Q10    Med   Q90
> AGE                   xx        xx       xx              xx       xx      xx
> BMI                   xx        xx        xx             xx        xx
> xx
> etc.                   xx        xx        xx             xx        xx
> xx
> Any help or guidance would be appreciated!  Thank you in advanced!
> J.
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