[R] printing a dataframe summary to disk

Paul Hiemstra p.hiemstra at geo.uu.nl
Tue Aug 18 17:05:58 CEST 2009

Philip A. Viton wrote:
> I'd like to write the summary of a dataframe to disk, so that it looks
> essentially the same as what you'd see on screen; but I can't seem to 
> do it. Can someone tell me how? Thanks!
> ------------------------
> Philip A. Viton
> City Planning, Ohio State University
> 275 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus OH 43210
> viton.1 at osu.edu
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write.table(summary(your_df), "yourfile")

give you something you like? What is the reason that you want to write 
the summary to a file?


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University of Utrecht
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