[R] integer and character conversion

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 12:42:46 CEST 2009

Its not being stored as an integer.  Its being stored as a double.
If it were stored as an integer you would not get the e:

> as.character(1000000000L)
[1] "1000000000"
> as.character(as.integer(1000000000))
[1] "1000000000"

On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 7:13 PM, Dajiang J. Liu<dajiang.liu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,I want to convert a long integer to a string, and for example,
> 100000000
> I used as.character(1000000000) e.g, and it gives me back 1e+???. What I
> want is a exact form, not exponential form. Any ideas how to do it? Thank
> you very much.
> Regards,
> Dajiang
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