as.matrix.tabular: Convert tabular object to matrix

Description

Convert a tabular object to a matrix of the strings that would print, or a matrix of values.

Usage

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## S3 method for class 'tabular'
as.matrix(x, format = TRUE, 
    rowLabels = TRUE, colLabels = TRUE, justification = "n", ...)

Arguments

x

A "tabular" object.

format

How to format; see Details below.

rowLabels, colLabels

Whether to include the row or column labels; only used if format = TRUE.

justification

How to justify values; only used if format = TRUE.

...

Other parameters to pass to format.tabular.

Details

If format=TRUE, then a matrix of formatted strings is produced. If not, then the format argument is assumed to be a function (or name of a function passed as a character vector) to convert the list-mode matrix to another mode, e.g. as.numeric.

Value

A matrix.

Examples

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table <-
    tabular( (Species + 1) ~ (n=1) + Format(digits=2)*
         (Sepal.Length + Sepal.Width)*(mean + sd), data=iris )

print(table)
as.matrix(table)
as.matrix(table, format=as.numeric)

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